1586 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Whetstone

William Webbe, in Discourse of English Poesie (1586) 36.



A Gentleman whom he may not overslyppe so farre reacheth his fame, as worthy, if hee have not already, to weare the Lawrell wreathe, a man singularly well skyld in this faculty of Poetrie.