Her biographer Bridget Hill
's fame as having lasted fifteen years: from the publication of her first volume to the date of her second marriage (1763-78). But in fact she continued to command...
Within the next couple of days she read two more books by Wollstonecraft (along with works by Livy
). But she says nothing about these texts, or about the experience of reading them...
She provided a lengthy epigraph, in Latin, from Livy
, Ab Urbe Condita.
Duffy, Maureen. Capital. Jonathan Cape, 1975.
The Latin phrase, meaning from the founding of the city, was the Roman style of measuring dates.
It appeared through James Carpenter
, not LMH
's usual publisher; the title page quotes Livy
in the original Latin.