ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Sir Thomas Overbury
George Daniel of Beswick
, in "Vindication of Poetry" (1646); Poems, ed. Grosart (1878) 1:30-31.
Sir Thomas Overbury:
1616: Ben Jonson
1616: D. T.
1616: W. S.
1616: William Browne of Tavistock
1616: B. G.
1646: George Daniel of Beswick
1650: Robert Baron
1687: William Winstanley
1776: John Nichols
1789: Philip Neve
1824: Bryan Waller Procter
George Daniel of Beswick:
1646: Rev. John Donne
1646: Michael Drayton
1646: Sir Thomas Overbury
The noble Overburie's Quill, has left
A better Wife, then he could ever find;
I will not search too deep, lest I should lift
Dust from the dead; Strange power of womankind,
To raise, and ruine; for all he will claime
Is from that Sex; his Birth, his Death, his Fame.