Poetry in the Completion of Sanditon by Another Lady
We understoodHe attributes this to Cowper, but Sidney Parker corrects him, saying that it is by [John] Donne, and that he doubts the quotation has anything to do with fatigue, as Sir Edward implies. In fact, the poem is a funeral elegy On the Death of Mistress Drury(exerpt), and refers to how the lady looks in death, not fatigue.
When lovely woman stoops to folly,He attributes this to John Dryden, but Charlotte is right when she corrects him and says it is [Oliver] Goldsmith. It is Ch. 24 Fresh Calamities of The Vicar of Wakefield . In the context of what is happening in Goldsmith's book when the heroine Olivia sings these lines, it is an incredibly inappropriate quotation for him to give.