ON THE LADY MANCHESTER
by: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
- HILE haughty
Gallia's dames, that pread
- O'er their pale cheeks, an artful red,
- Beheld this beauteous stranger there
- In native charms, divinely fair;
- Confusion in their looks they show'd;
- And with unborrow'd blushes glow'd.
POEMS BY JOSEPH ADDISON
"On the Lady Manchester"
is reprinted from The Works of the English Poets,With Prefaces,
Biographical and Critical, vol. 23. Samuel Johnson. London:
H. Baldwin, 1779.