1713 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Matthew Prior

Thomas Tickell, in Prospect of Peace (1713; 1714) 26.



Nor, Prior, hast thou hush'd the Trump in vain,
Thy Lyre shall now revive her mirthful Strain,
New Tales shall now be told; if right I see,
The Soul of Chaucer is restor'd in Thee.