July 21, 2017, Friday afternoon -- Reading author unknown

At the Legion of Honor
In a painting by Robert Feke (1707-1752), done in 1748, Mrs. Charles Apthorp (Grizzell Eastwick Apthorp) reads a book by an unknown author.
If your eyes are better than mine, comment or email me if you can make out the writing on the page.
*****A reader wrote me to say that it appears she is reading Paradise Lost. Thank you!