1789 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hannah More

John Williams, in "Children of Thespis" Poems by Anthony Pasquin (1789) 2:250n.



MISS HANNAH MORE, the governness of a boarding school at Bristol. When a late celebrated critic was asked his opinion of Miss MORE'S poems, his reply was, that she had swallowed YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS, but her stomach was not strong enough to digest them.