Sentence Examples with the word poetess

The Delphian poetess Boeo attributed to him the introducion of the cult of Apollo and the invention of the epic metre.

The attempt failed, but was the cause of a fresh persecution, and on the 31st of August 1852 some thirty Babis, including the beautiful and talented poetess Qurratu'l-'Ayn, were put to death in Tehran with atrocious cruelty.