1764 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Richard Cumberland

David Erskine Baker, in Companion to the Play-House (1764) 2:Sig. H5.



Of this Gentleman I know nothing further than that he is still living, and enjoys some Post under the Government. — He wrote the Prologue and Epilogue to Mr. Bentley's Comedy of the Wishes, and has published in a very pompous Manner in Quarto, a Tragedy of his own writing, but which was never acted, entitled, The Banishment of Cicero. Trag.