1737 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Pope

Anonymous, "Wrote in Mr. Pope's Poems" Collection of Miscellany Poems, never before publish'd" (1737) 17.



Greece justly boasts her Homer's mighty Name,
And Rome resounds Majestick Virgil's Fame;
France shews her Boileau, We with All can cope,
For Homer, Virgil, Boileau, we have Pope.