1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mary Tighe

Robert Pearse Gillies, 1812; Childe Alarique (1814) 77n.



Pure and elevated spirit! Thy "dreams" have not all died with thee! But we wish for more. Why are the other writings of Mrs. Tighe suppressed? Why are there no accompanying memoir, — not letters, — no records of real life given with the poetry? Or is all this still in contemplation? — 1812.