1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Browne of Tavistock

Anonymous, in Biographia Dramatica (1812) 1:76.



The praise he has received from Selden, Davies, Jonson, and Drayton, and the notice he obtained from Milton, are real honours that almost overbalance oblivion; at least, they prove that he did not deserve it.