1800 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lady Sophia Burrell

Richard Polwhele, in "The Visitation of the Poets" 1800; Biographical Sketches in Cornwall (1831) 2:49.



There was Hardinge, to faults and to beauties awake;
And that fine philologist, good Dr. Drake;
Lady Burrel, in verse that so often hath made a trip;
And, Manners whom, likewise, we christen' her ladyship....