1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lewis Theobald

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 211.



This Gentleman, besides his Dramatick Works, has given us several Poems and Translations, which have met with Approbation. The chief of them are,

I. The Cave of Poverty, an excellent Poem.
II. A Poem on the Death of Queen Anne.
III. Translations from Ovid's Metamorphoses, &c.

I am inform'd this Gentleman has a Brother, who has lately publish'd a small Miscellany of Poems; but as I have not seen it, I cannot pretend to give any Account of them.