1728 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir John Mennes

Alexander Pope, 1728-30 ca.; in Spence, Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters ed. Singer (1820) 22.



Carew (a bad Waller), Waller himself, and Lord Lansdowne, are all of one school; as Sir John Suckling, Sir John Mennis, and Pryor are of another.