John Sprint

Standard Name: Sprint, John


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Author summary Eugenia
Eugenia is the unidentified signature on a prose answer to a notorious misogynist sermon preached by the Rev. John Sprint in 1699.
Textual Production Elizabeth Thomas
The same year Thomas read with horror and disgust the misogynist sermon preached in Dorset by the Rev. John Sprint . This was war: she later described in a poem To the Lady Chudleigh ...
Textual Production Mary, Lady Chudleigh
Mary, Lady Chudleigh , publicly took issue with the conspicuous misogyny of the Rev. John Sprint , in a dialogue poem or answer, The Ladies Defence, published this day.
Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University.
Mary, Lady Chudleigh,. The Poems and Prose of Mary, Lady Chudleigh. Editor Ezell, Margaret J. M., Oxford University Press.
Textual Production Eugenia
A Lady of Quality writing as Eugenia published her single known work: the earliest answer to John Sprint 's famous misogynist sermon: her title was The Female Advocate; or, A Plea for the Just Liberty...
Textual Production Eugenia
The Eugenia who published The Female Advocate chose a favourite title as well as a favourite pseudonym. The title had already been used by Sarah Fyge , 1686, and was to be used again by...


11 May 1699: The Rev. John Sprint preached a notorious...

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11 May 1699

The Rev. John Sprint preached a notorious misogynist wedding sermon at Sherborne in Dorset.


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