1748 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Carte

William Shenstone to Richard Jago, 14 February 1748; Letters, ed. Williams (1939) 123.



What think you of Mr. Carte's History? or what of his narrative concerning the Pretender's touching for the King's evil? I think one is not, however, to give up his book entirely; because, with all his superstition, he may have several anecdotes that one would like to read.