1680 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Shadwell

Alexander Radcliffe, in "News from Hell" 1680 ca.; Nichols, Select Collection of Poems (1780-82) 1:144.



A third was damn'd, 'cause in his plays
He thrusts old jests in Archee's days:
Nor, as they say, can make a chorus
Without a tavern or a whore-house;
Which he, to puzzle vulgar thinking,
Does call by th' name of love and drinking.