1780 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. James De La Cour

John Nichols, in Select Collection of Poems with Notes Biographical and Historical (1780-82) 8:316.



Born at Killowen, not far from Blarney in the county of Cork. He has produced several works of genius both in prose and verse, particularly the Progress of Beauty and the Progress of Poetry, which last is admired by the lovers of the Muses. See Smith's History of Cork, p. 430.