Catherine Maria Fanshawe
Catherine Maria Fanshawe (1765 - 1834) was an English poet.
The daughter of a Surreysquire, she wrote clever occasional verse. Her best known production is thefamous "
Riddle on the Letter H", beginning "'Twas whispered in heaven,'twas muttered in hell" often attributed to Lord Byron.
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