1802 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Chalkhill

Joseph Ritson, Bibliographia Poetica (1802) 155.



JOHN CHALKHILL, "an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spencer," wrote Thealma and Clearchus, a pastoral history, in smooth and easie verse; publish'd by Izaak Walton, in 1683, 8vo. but left unfinish'd by the authours death: also a song, in praise of a country-life, preserve'd in Waltons Complete angler.