1700 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Butler

William King, 1700 ca.; Remains of the late learned and Ingenious William King (1732) 59.



If the Author of Hudibras has left any Latin behind him, it would be the best in that Kind: His Thoughts are so just, his Images so lively, such a deep Insight into the Nature of Mankind, and the Humour of those Times, that no true History could be wrote without studying of that Author.