The Supernatural in Poetry 353 For this criticism Mrs. Ratcliffe (sic) was pleased to send me her thanks. Some time after, I was invited to supper. Her conversation was delightful! She sung Adeste Fideles with a voice mellow and melodious, but somewhat tremulous. Her countenance indicated melancholy. She had been, doubtless, in her youth, beautiful. She was a great admirer of Schiller's.