See also:English writer, often called the "
See also:Swan of
See also:Lichfield," was the elder daughter of
See also:Thomas Seward (1708-1790), prebendary of Lichfield and of
See also:Salisbury, and author .
See also:Born at Eyam in
See also:Derbyshire, she passed nearly all her
See also:life in Lichfield, beginning at an early age to write
See also:poetry partly at the instigation of Dr .
See also:Erasmus Darwin . Her verses include elegies and sonnets, and she also wrote a poetical novel, Louisa, of which five
See also:editions were published .
See also:Miss Seward's writings, which include a large number of letters, are decidedly
See also:commonplace, and Horace Walpole said she had " no imagina- tion, no novelty."
See also:Sir Walter
See also:Scott edited her Poetical
See also:Works in three volumes (
See also:Edinburgh, 181o); to these he prefixed a memoir of the authoress, adding extracts from her
See also:correspondence . He refused, however, to edit the bulk of her letters, and these were published in six volumes by A .
See also:Constable as Letters of Anna Seward 1784-1807 (Edinburgh, 1811) . Miss Seward also wrote
See also:Memoirs of the Life of Dr Darwin (1804) . See E . V . Lucas, A Swan and her Friends (1907); and S .
See also:Martin, Anna Seward and Classic Lichfield (19o9) .
SAMUEL SEWALL (1652-1730)
WILLIAM HENRY SEWARD (180r-1872)
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