1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Robert Potter

Isaac Reed, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1782) 1:359.



R. POTTER. This gentleman is a clergyman of the county of Suffolk. He is the author of several poems which have considerable merit, and has published a complete translation of Aeschylus; containing the following plays, viz.

1. Prometheus chain'd.
2. The Supplicants.
3. The seven Chiefs against Thebes.
4. Agamemnon.
5. The Choephorae.
6. The Furies.
7. The Persians. 4to. 1777.

He has also undertaken a translation of Euripides, for which proposals are now circulating.