Hannah Cowley - Quotes

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It requires genius to make a good pun - some men of bright parts can't reach it. ---->>>

The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write. ---->>>

I have been five minutes too late all my life-time! ---->>>

Every body about me seem'd happy but every body seem'd in a hurry to be happy somewhere else. ---->>>


Hannah Cowley profile (hannah-cowley.jpg)
Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Dramatist

Hannah Cowley (14 March 1743 – 11 March 1809) was an English dramatist and poet. Although Cowley's plays and poetry did not enjoy wide popularity after the nineteenth century, critic Melinda Finberg rates Cowley as "one of the foremost playwrights of the late eighteenth century" whose "skill in writing fluid, sparkling dialogue and creating sprightly, memorable comic characters compares favourably with her better-known contemporaries, Goldsmith and Sheridan (wikipedia)