1847 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Collins

Edward Farr, in Select Poetry, chiefly sacred, of the Reign of King James the First (1847) xliii-xliv.



THOMAS COLLINS wrote "The Penitent Publican; his Confession of Mouth, Contrition of Heart, Unfaigned Repentance, and fervant Prayer unto God for Mercie and Forgiveness." This rare work was published in 1610, and was dedicated "To the Right Honourable, grave, vertuous, and religious lady, the Lady Katherine Hastings, Countesse of Huntington."