Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is probably better known for her letters from Istanbul, where her husband was Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in the early 1700s, and for campaigning for childhood smallpox vaccination, than she was for her poetry. 353 kata lagi
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Once again, apologies for the gap in posts on this blog; I am trying to work out a system that means posting something at least once a week; daily is proving to be something of a challenge and less frequently than weekly means losing momentum. 376 kata lagi
Is it to me this sad lamenting strain?
Are Heaven’s choicest gifts bestow’d in vain?
A plenteous fortune and a beauteous bride,
Your love rewarded, and content your pride; 305 kata lagi
During the early years of the 18th Century, a group of Social Scientists masquerading as Biologists, Chemists, and Apothecaries, led by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, had several meetings at secret locations in New England; locations that had been scouted out by Jonathan Edwards. 521 kata lagi
‘…I saw they believed I was locked up in that machine, and that it was not in my power
to open it, which contrivance they attributed to my husband.’ (Lady Mary Wortley… 3.045 kata lagi