1777 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. William Cleaver

Thomas Warton to John Price, 16 September 1777; Poetical Works, ed. Mant (1802) 1:lxxv.



Dear Price,

I have long wished to hear from you, though I hope to see you so soon as the 15th of next month. Then for sheep's heart or griskin as soon as you please at Ensham. I give you much joy that your friend Sheffield is appointed Provost of Worcester. I think he will make a very good one. Who is to be Head of Brasenose? I hope for Cleaver, but I hear he is not qualified to start on account of his foundation