1788 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Hayley

James Hurdis, in The Village Curate (1788) 5.



Sit thou apart,
And on thine own Parnassus sweep the lyre,
Applauded Hayley, by the Muses taught,
Who in those fairy groves delight to dwell
Which thy hand rear'd.