1787 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

James Beattie

Robert Burns, in "To Miss Logan, with Beattie's Poems" 1787; Moulton, Library of Literary Criticism (1901-05) 4:431.



No gifts have I from Indian coasts
The infant year to hail;
I send you more than India boasts,
In Edwin's simple tale.