(1 Jan 1767 - 22 May 1849)
Science Quotes by Maria Edgeworth (1 quote)
[To Margaret Ruxton] Too many men have often seen
Their talents underrated;
But Davy knows that his have been
Mrs Apreece, a rich widow, married Davy in 1812.
— Maria Edgeworth
Quoted in T. E. Thorpe, Humphry Davy, Poet and Philosopher (1896), 165.