1705 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir Thomas Pope Blount

John Dunton, Life and Errors (1705; 1818) 1:194.



The Honourable Sir Thomas Pope Blount, when he resided in Town, has very frequently sent for me to his Chamber, and given me particular thanks for my Athenian Project; and, the last visit I made him, he told me the Athenian Society was certainly the most useful and informing design that had ever been set on foot in England.