1592 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Robert Greene

Gabriel Harvey, in Foure Letters and Certaine Sonnets (1592) Sig. D2.



Even Gwicciardines silver History, and Ariostos golden Cantoes, grow out of request: and the Countesse of Pembrookes Arcadia is not grene inough for queasy stomacks, but that they must have Greenes Arcadia: and I beleve, most eagerly longed for Greenes Faery Queene.