An introductory address To the Reviewers urges them (with the trembling deemed appropriate for a woman writer) not to read the book in the morning but in the period of good humour after dinner.
Pearson, Susanna. The Medallion. G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794.
Agrippina the elder, grand-daughter of Augustus
had defied the tyrannical rule of Tiberius
. She was admired at this period as much as her namesake and daughter, Nero's mother, was abhorred. For Hamilton her story...