1709 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Ambrose Philips

Richard Steele to Jonathan Swift, 8 October 1709; Correspondence, ed. Blanchard (1941) 33.



Mr. Philips din'd with me Yesterday. He is still a Shepheard, and walks very lonely through this unthinking Crowd in London. I wonder you do not Write sometimes to me.