1802 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Webbe

Joseph Ritson, Bibliographia Poetica (1802) 390.



WILLIAM WEBBE, translated the first and second eclogues of Virgil into English hexameters, and printed them in his Discourse of English poetrie, 1586; in which, according to Warton, he also professes to have translated the Georgics.