Elizabeth Teft

Standard Name: Teft, Elizabeth
Birth Name: Elizabeth Teft
Pseudonym: Orinthia
ET was a poet of the earlier eighteenth century whose work suggests considerable independence of mind. Many of her poems are social or occasional; some are political.


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This symbolic name indicating faithfulness (which was also adopted for themselves by Mary Astell , Jane Barker , and the American writers Sarah Gill , Hannah Griffitts and Sukey Vickery , as well as for...


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Teft, Elizabeth. Orinthia’s Miscellanies. 1747.