ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Rev. George Hakewill
John Heath, "The Vanitie of the Eye. Ad M. Geo. Hakewill" Two Centuries of Epigrammes (1610) sig. E7v.
Rev. George Hakewill:
1610: John Heath
1766 ca.: Samuel Pegge
1815: William Wordsworth
1610: William Camden
1610: Rev. George Hakewill
So rightly set you downe the vanities
Of those bewitching lights, I meane our eyes,
That I doe here confesse you make me doubt,
Whether 'twere best or no to doe them out.
For as we see a seel'd Dove mounts upright,
So would our thoughts free'd from the let of sight.