1640 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Chapman

Anonymous, "To Mr. George Chapman on his Translation of Homers Works into English Meter" Wits Recreations (1640) sig. B4v.



Thou Ghost of Homer 'twere no fault to call,
His the translation thine the Originall,
Did we not know 'twas done by thee so well;
Thou makest Homer, Homers self excell.