She quoted Pindar
in Greek on the title page, and dedicated the work in a full-page inscription to John Parkhurst
of Epsom, author of a Hebrew lexicon,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
as a small testament to his merit, and...
Her closest contemporary friend was Millecent Parkhurst
, daughter of the scholarly clergyman John Parkhurst
. This family also lived in a still surviving Epsom house, Abele Grove.
Crawford, Elizabeth. “Posts tagged Mariana Starke”. Woman and her Sphere.
Leisure and Society
and her family were great supporters of literature through the subscription system. She subscribed in 1781 to Anne Francis
's Poetical Translation of the Song of Solomon, from the original Hebrew, which was...