1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Jabez Hughes

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 85.



Younger Brother to Mr. John Hughes, who has given the Publick three Pieces of Poetry.

I. A Poem on the Anniversary of King William's Birth-day.

II. A Translation of CLAUDIAN'S Poem, de Raptu Proserpine. This Piece is performed with a great deal of Spirit; and the Author has shewn himself a Person of Learning and Judgment.

III. The Battle of Perseus and Phineus. From the Fifth Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses.