Lady Mary Wroth

Lady Mary Wroth was a Renaissance poet and the first English female writer to maintain a reputation after her death. Her works include The Countess of Montgomery’s Urania and Pamphilia to Amphilanthus. The latter is the second-known sonnet sequence by an English woman.

Song: Love, a child, is ever crying

‘Love, a child, is ever crying’ is part of ‘Pamphilia to Amphilanthus’ and doesn’t have an innocent view about love and serves as a warning of its nature.

Sonnet 11

‘Sonnet 11’ is part of Pamphilia to Amphilanthus, a sonnet sequence in Countess of Montgomery’s Urania. It describes the feelings and expressions of a girl after her love has been unfaithful to her.


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