1719 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Joseph Trapp

Anonymous, in "The Election of a Poet Laureate in 1719" Freeholder's Journal (13 February 1723) 375.



Tr—p, You—g, and Vanbrugh expected Reward,
For some Things writ well; but Apollo declar'd,
That one was too flat, the other too rough,
And the Third sure already had more than enough.