Barbauld, “On A Lady’s Writing,” various readers

1) Read by Liz Swauger. Source: UMW. barbauld-on-a-ladys-writing-liz-swauger

2) Read by Stefanie Roche. Source: UMW. barbauld-on-a-ladys-writing-stefanie-roche

3) Read by Emilie Begin. Source: UMW. barbauld-on-a-ladys-writing-emilie-begin

On a Lady’s Writing

HER even lines her steady temper show ;
Neat as her dress, and polish’d as her brow ;
Strong as her judgment, easy as her air ;
Correct though free, and regular though fair :
And the same graces o’er her pen preside
That form her manners and her footsteps guide.

(1773)

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