1764 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Keate

Edward Young to George Keate, 7 October 1764; in Young, Correspondence, ed. Petit (1971) 588-89.



On opening your Letter, I was pleas'd to find, that I had still, one friend on this side the grave: of late I have lost so very many, that I began to doubt it. Poor Dodsley! But why poor? Let us give him joy of his escape.