1715 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Rymer

George Hickes, ca. 1715; Restituta or ... English Literature Revived 1 (1814) 61.



"The very learned and ingenious Mr. Thomas Rymer, well known for his great critical skill in human learning, especially in poetry and history, was the scholar of Mr. Thomas Smelt, Master of the Free School of North Allerton, and his great favourite, and in the same class with myself," (i.e. George Hickes) — Life of Kettlewell.

"He died December 14, and was buried December 17, 1713, in the Church of St. Clement, Danes, Middlesex. Ibid.