Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University, 2000.
Standard Name: Sprint, John
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Eugenia is the unidentified signature on a prose answer to a notorious misogynist sermon preached by the Rev. John Sprint in 1699.
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Mary, Lady Chudleigh , publicly took issue with the conspicuous misogyny of the Rev. John Sprint , in a dialogue poem or answer, The Ladies Defence, published this day.
Mary, Lady Chudleigh,. The Poems and Prose of Mary, Lady Chudleigh. Editor Ezell, Margaret J. M., Oxford University Press, 1993.
A Lady of Quality writing as Eugenia published her single known work: the earliest answer to John Sprint 's famous misogynist sermon: her title was The Female Advocate; or, A Plea for the Just Liberty...
The Eugenia who published The Female Advocate chose a favourite title as well as a favourite pseudonym. The title had already been used by Sarah Fyge , 1686, and was to be used again by...
|Textual Production||Elizabeth Thomas||
The same year Thomas read with horror and disgust the misogynist sermon preached in Dorset by the Rev. John Sprint . This was war: she later described in a poem To the Lady Chudleigh ...
11 May 1699
The Rev. John Sprint preached a notorious misogynist wedding sermon at Sherborne in Dorset.
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