1790 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Evan Lloyd

Isaac Reed (?), Note in European Magazine 18 (September 1790) 168n.



Mr. Evan Lloyd was of Jesus College, Oxford, where he took the degree of M.A. June 8, 1757. He was Author of, 1. "The Powers of the Pen, a Poem, 4to. 1765." 2. "The Curate, a Poem, addressed to all the Curates in England and Wales, 4to. 1766." 3. "The Methodist, a Poem, 4to. 1766." 4. "Conversation, a Poem, 4to. 1767." 5. "An Epistle to David Garrick, Esq. 4to. 1773." 6. "An Ode on opening the new Exhibition Room of the Royal Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain;" and various fugitive pieces in the publications of the day. He was a great admirer of the Gentleman who wrote this Epitaph [John Wilkes], as will appear by the Letter to that Gentleman, printed above, of which we were favoured with a copy by a friend.