1802 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Hookham Frere

Charles Lamb, "Messrs. Canning and Frere" 1802; Works of Charles Lamb, ed. Lucas (1903-05) 5:102.



At Eton School brought up with dull boys,
We shone like men among the school-boys;
But since we in the world have been,
We are but school-boys among men.