1800 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Andrew Marvell

Charles Lamb to William Godwin, 14 December 1800; Works of Charles Lamb, ed. Lucas (1903-05) 6:202.



I remember two honest lines by Marvel, (whose poems by the way I am just going to possess)

Where every Mower's wholesome heat
Smells like an Alexander's sweat.