1820 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edward Guilpin

John Payne Collier, in Poetical Decameron (1820) 1:229.



MORTON. I perceive that Francis Meres also mentions, on fo. 283. b. a book called Skialetheia, as a collection of satires: what has become of that?

BOURNE. It was obviously anonymous, for Meres, who was the writer's contemporary, does not seem to have known him. That the book is still in existence there is no doubt, as it was in the library of the late Mr. Malone: I have heard of no other copy.