1768 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).



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.