ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Rev. Glocester Ridley
Verus, "Answer to the Epigram, signed Candidus, in our Paper of Thursday last" St. James's Chronicle (5 May 1768).
Rev. Glocester Ridley:
1735 ca.: Rev. John Whaley
1748: Thomas Gray
1765: William Warburton
1772: W. H.
1800 ca.: Robert Southey
1812: John Nichols
1893: William Lyon Phelps
1768: Rev. Glocester Ridley
B—kb—n — Truth's sacred Cause before his Eye—
Seeks his Reward from Heav'n, and writes to die:
R—dl—y, in hopes his Gr—ce a See will give,
Seeks his Reward from him, and writes to live.
Cambridge, April 20.
* It is well known — —— — ——— — ——— promised to make any Man a Bishop who should write a complete Answer to the Confessional. It is hoped the three Letters will be accounted by — —— complete, as they have been touched and retouched by — ——'s own Hand.