1766 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Jonathan Swift

John Cunningham, "Epigraph for Dean Swift's Monument. Executed by Mr. P. Cunningham, Statuary in Dublin" 1764; Poems, chiefly Pastoral (1766) 231.



Say to the Drapier's vast unbounded fame,
What added honours can the sculptor give?
None — 'tis a sanction from the Drapier's name,
Must bid the sculptor and his marble live.