1764 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Charles Churchill

Thomas Gray to William Mason, November 1764; in Works, ed. Gosse (1895) 3:186.



Mr. Churchill is dead indeed, drowned in a butt of claret, which was tapped on the meeting of the Friends at Boulogne. He made an excellent end, as his executor Humphrey Cotes testifies.