1789 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Ann Yearsley

Armida, "To G. G., alias Redcrosse Knight, alluding to Mrs. Yearsley in Baldwin's Paper" Morning Star (8 June 1789).



No "affectation," needs LACTILLA'S line,
Her native glories hide the rays of thine!
So, little streams stealing from either shore,
Great ocean drinks amid his awful roar.
Lambeth, London,
June 5.