1640 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Philip Massinger

Anonymous, "To Mr. Philip Massinger" Wits Recreations (1640) sig. B8.



Apollo's Messenger, who doth impart
To us the edicts of his learned art,
We cannot but respect thee, for we know,
Princes are honour'd in their Legats so.