1862 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mary Tighe

Thomas Arnold, in A Manual of English Literature (1862; 1885) 452.



The allegorical poem in the Spenserian stanza of Psyche, or the Legend of Lore (1805), by Mrs. Mary Tighe, shows, considerable power of smooth versification and sentimental expression.