1730 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir John Beaumont

Alexander Pope, May 1730; Spence, Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters ed. Singer (1820) 22.



Samuel Daniel the historian, is unpoetical; but has good sense often. Herbert is lower than Crashaw, Sir John Beaumont higher, and Donne a good deal so.