1809 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Randle Holme

William Beloe, in Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books 6 (1809) 342.



Dr Johnson confessed, with much candour, that the Address to the Reader at the end of this book [Academy of Armory] suggested the idea of his own inimitable preface to his Dictionary.