1882 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anne Hunter

Epes Sargent, in Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry (1882) 225.



Mrs. Hunter (1742-1821) was the sister of Sir Everard Home, and wife of John Hunter, celebrated as "the greatest man who ever practised surgery." She wrote songs that Haydn set to music, and in 1806 produced a volume of her poems.