1781 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Hayley

Mary Linley, "Impromptu, by the late Mrs. Tickell, after perusing Hayley's Triumphs of Temper" 1781 ca.; The Satirist or Monthly Meteor 15 (July 1814) 76.



With Female patience here's to do—
Serenea and her trials three;
But I have read the Poem through—
"Pray what d'ye think of me!"