1748 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Matthew Pilkington

George Lyttelton, 1748; in Rose Mary Davis, The Good Lord Lyttelton (1939) 228.



Early in 1748, Gilbert West introduced Swift's friend, Mr. Pilkington, the husband of Laetitia Pilkington, to Lyttelton, who "was pleased with his behaviour, which was that of a modest, ingenious man."