1800 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Amelia Opie

Richard Polwhele, in "Visitation of the Poets" 1800; Biographical Sketches in Cornwall (1831) 2:49.



Miss Seward voluptuously roll'd her dark eye:
And Opie perceived the effect, very sly,—
The wife of the Painter — her cap all awry.