1836 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Francis Davison

Richard Cattermole, in Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century (1836) 2:211.



FRANCIS DAVISON is chiefly known as editor of and principal contributor to the "Poetical Rhapsody," a valuable collection of miscellaneous verses, first published in 1602. The two first of the pleasing specimens of his poetical abilities, here given, are from his "Divine Poems."