1717 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lewis Theobald

John Dennis, in Remarks on Pope's Homer (1717); Moulton, Library of Literary Criticism (1901-05) 3:141.



A notorious idiot, one hight Whachum, who, from an under spurleather to the law, is become an understrapper to the playhouse.