The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: Horace Walpole

in a style to endure

1 June 2014, around 11.42.

In the world of literature and art, Goldsmith and Johnson had gone; Cowper was not yet much known; the most prominent poets were Hayley and Darwin; the most distinguished prose-writer, Gibbon. […] Miss Burney, afterwards Madame D’Arblay, surprised the reading world with her entertaining, but somewhat vulgar novels; and Mrs. Inchbald, Mrs. Charlotte Smith, and […]

bettered novels (13)

6 February 2016, around 6.50.

Clara Reeve, The Old English Baron (1778).

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