1759 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Richard Owen Cambridge

William Shenstone to Thomas Percy, 3 October 1759; Letters, ed. Hecht (1909) 26.



Mr. Cambridge, Author of the Scriberiad and many other pieces, call'd and din'd with me about a fortnight ago. He seems to have genius, and the excrescence of genius: somewhat of Caprice and Concetto.