1779 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas James Mathias

William Cole, Collectanea for Athenae Cantabrigienses, 1779 ca.; Restituta or ... English Literature Revived 4 (1816) 253.



Son of Vincent Mathias, Esq. Receiver at the office of Queen Anne's bounty. They are of a musical family. Mr. Mathias of Trinity is a small, thin man, very ingenious, and has gained many of the prizes and academical honours. In 1779 he printed this Oration in quarto of seven pages — Oratio habita in sacello Coll. Trin. Cant. Festo S.S. Trinitatis redeunte 1779.