She dedicated it to her doctor brother John
, saying it was you first gave me Courage to appear abroad—
Shuttleton, David. “’All Passion Extinguish’d’: The Case of Mary Chandler, 1687-1745”. Women’s Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of a Canon, 1730-1820, edited by Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain, St Martin’s Press, pp. 33-49.
that is, to appear in print before the public. She said it was...
Family and Intimate relationships
Of her two brothers, Samuel
, the former and elder was a dissenting minister too, who became a leader of his co-religionists during the later years of George II, while the latter was...