ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Matthew Green, in The Spleen (1737); Iolo Williams, By-Ways around Helicon (1922) 15.
1695 ca.: Thomas Bishop
1700: Samuel Cobb
1705: John Dunton
1725: Rev. Jonathan Swift
1737: William Oldys
1737: Matthew Green
1742: Alexander Pope
1764: David Erskine Baker
1806: Rev. William Lisle Bowles
1807: Robert Southey
1842: C. H. Timperley
1849: Thomas Babington Macaulay
1737: Charles Gildon
The child is genuine, you can trace
Throughout, the sire's tansmitted face.
Nothing is stol'n: my Muse, though mean,
Draws from the spring she finds within;
Nor vainly buys what Gildon sells,
Poetic buckets for dry wells....