ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Rev. John Wesley
Anonymous, "On the Death of John Wesley" Public Advertiser (11 March 1791).
Rev. John Wesley:
1766: Horace Walpole
1778: Charles Graham
1791: William Hamilton Reid
1798 ca.: William Cowper
1805: Rev. Henry John Todd
1819: Sir Walter Scott
1820: Robert Southey
1820: Bp. Reginald Heber
1820: A Lady
1882: Epes Sargent
His sand is out! Poor fleeting life's a shade!
Howe'er the pow'rs of mind may be display'd,
Talents can't rescue, Genius cannot save
The MONARCH or the PREACHER from the grave.