1788 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Blacklock

Anonymous, in Catalogue of five hundred Celebrated Authors (1788).



The gentleman, who has been blind from his infancy, first attracted notice by the publication of a volume of poems, which was introduced to the public by the reverend Joseph Spence, author of Polymetis. He lives at Edinburgh in habits of intimacy with the most respectable literati of that country.