Alexander Pope (16881744). Complete Poetical Works. 1903.
On a Certain Lady at Court
Catharine Howard, one of Queen Carolines waiting-women; afterward Countess of Suffolk and mistress to George II. Her identification as the Chloe of Moral Essays, II., makes it easier to believe Walpoles statement that this lady once reprieved a condemned criminal that an experiment might be made on his ears for her benefit.