Several of her poems in this collection wrestle with the conflict between gender and ambition. MF
complains vigorously of feeling oppressed because of her sex—I was, oh, hated Thought! a Woman made; / For...
She was a frequent visitor at literary gatherings at the nearby home of Aaron and Miranda Hill
in Petty France, Westminster.
Gerrard, Christine. Aaron Hill: The Muses’ Projector 1685-1750. Oxford University Press, 2003.