1683 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Chalkhill

Izaak Walton, in Chalkhill, Thealma and Clearchus (1683) Sig. A3v.



And, I have also this truth to say of the Author, that he was in his time a man generally known, and as well belov'd; for he was humble, and obliging in his behaviour, a Gentleman, a Scholar, very innocent and prudent: and indeed his whole life was useful, quiet, and virtuous.