1785 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Whitehead

Edmond Malone to Thomas Warton, 25 April 1785; in Warton, Correspondence, ed. Fairer (1995) 529.



Some of your friends here have spoken of you for the Laureat, and wish you to think of it for yourself. Whitehead redeem'd the fame of the place, and the crown may now be worn with honour.