1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Charles Lamb

Stephen Jones, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1812) 1:443.



Of this gentleman we only know that he is the author of 1. John Woodvil. T. 8vo. 1802. 2. Mr. H. Farce, 1806. N.P. But we suppose that he is the same writer who, in 1808, gave to the public a very agreeable selection, entitled Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who lived about the Time of Shakspeare; and had previously published Tales from Shakspeare, a work of very considerable merit.