1731 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lewis Theobald

Anonymous, in "A New Session of the Poets for the Year 1730" Universal Spectator (6 February 1731).



Then T—b—d came newly emerg'd from his Cave,
Well known to the Court for a Critick most grave;
The Goddess 'rose up, and said, This were the Man,
But him I've already crown'd King of a Clan.