Bachygraig Wood

  • Posted on: 15 September 2009
  • By: David Thrale

Bach y graig House in 1776 by S. HooperIt is having a good Assurance to write Verses of my own out just by Mr Johnson’s; but they are only an Epigram translated from one of Salmasius and called de luco amœno.—I was thinking they would do well to write on a Pillar in my own Wood at Bachygraig.

So thick the Shade, so cool the Stream’
Here safe might Mars & Venus play;
For neither tell-Tale Titan’s beam
Nor Vulcan’s Fire could find their way.

Written by Hester Lynch Thrale. Thraliana entry dated 7 March 1778.