1824 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Cook

Anonymous, Obituary in Monthly Magazine 57 (May 1824) 371.



In Halfmoon-street, Piccadilly, 85, William Cooke, esq. author of "The Life of Macklin, the Actor," a "History of the Stage during the life of that performer," "The Life of Samuel Foote," "Conversation Poem," and other works. No man had been better known upon the town during the last fifty years; and he was remarkable for his inexhaustible fund of anecdotes, the suavity of his manners, and his gentlemanly character.