1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Diaper

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 43.



This Gentleman joined with Mr. Rowe, in the Translation of Quiller's Callipaedia. He was bred at Baliol College, Oxford, and had a fine Poetical Genius. About the Year 1715. he entered into holy Orders, and Died in a Country Curacy, Anno 1717. in the 29th Year of his Age. Besides the above-mentioned Translation, he has Published the following Poems.

I. NEREIDES: Or, Sea Eclogues, 8vo.
II. DRYADES: Or, The Nymph's Prophecy. Fol.

He left behind him in Manuscript, OPPIAN's Halieutics. The Three first Books, Translated from the Greek.