1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Purney

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 304.



This Gentleman has lately taken Orders; he is Author of the following Pieces.

I. Pastorals, after the simple manner of Theocritus. The first entitled, Love and Innocence; and the other, The Tender Shepherdess.

II. The Chevalier de St. George. This Piece is writ in an extraordinary stile.