"It is true, that I have the dear little babes of some particular friends more immediately in view; but my heart glows at the idea of smoothing the thorny paths of a thousand little innocents—of sparing the tears of helpless infants."
— Fenn [née Frere], Ellenor (1744-1813)
Fenn, Ellenor. The Art of Teaching in Sport; Designed As a Prelude to a Set of Toys, for Enabling Ladies to Instill the Rudiments of Spelling Reading, Grammar, and Arithmetic, Under the Idea of Amusement. (London: printed and sold by John Marshall and Co. at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard, Bow-Lane, 1785). Eighteenth Century Collections Online. Gale. <Link to ESTC>