1675 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. John Hacket

Anonymous, Portrait inscription, 1675 ca.; William Beloe, Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books 1 (1807) 214.



His face this Icon shewes, his pious wit
These Sermons: would you know him further yet,
Yourself must die; for, reader, you must looke
In Heaven for what's not of him in this booke.