1762 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Colman

William Rider, in Living Authors of Great Britain (1762) 15.



This Gentleman is Author of a Comedy, called The Jealous Wife, by all Means the best that has appeared since the Suspicious Husband, to which it bears a strong Resemblance in the Language, Characters, and Incidents; and seems indeed to have been intended as a Counterpart to it. Mr. Coleman was moreover concerned in writing a periodical Paper called the Connoisseur, in Conjunction with Mr. Thornton.