ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Lady Catherine Rebecca Manners
Anonymous, "Female Portraits: Lady Manners" Universal Magazine 100 (February 1797) 147.
Lady Catherine Rebecca Manners:
1793: Dr. John Wolcot
1793: Hannah Cowley
1794: William Seward
Why seeke ye sirs, the milde Rowena here?
With the firste smile of opening morne she 'peared,
And hied her forthe to visitte Dian's temple!
There forms she wreathes of flowrettes chastelie culled
From flowinge numbers of her plaintive muse,
Sweetlie to decke faire Fancie's hallowed shrine!