1743 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Pope

Anonymous, "An Epigram" London Magazine 12 (November 1743) 565.



Colley made P— poetical Tom-Tit,
P— him a hero quite devoid of wit:
Colley unmov'd cries out, Well done, good brother!
For one shrewd turn richly deserves another.
But yet a diff'rence manifest is shewn,
You set me up, whereas I pluck'd you down.