1801 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Jane West

Alexander Thomson, in The British Parnassus, at the Close of the Eighteenth Century (1801) 83 & n.



MRS. WEST it is also my duty to mention,
Whose Pieces display a good deal of invention.

See her ingenious Ode on Poetry, and especially Part III. on Sacred Poetry; her eighth Sonnet to her Absent Boy, deserves also to be honourably mentioned.