1776 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Andrew Marvell

Anonymous, Headnote, To My Coy Mistress; Morning Post (31 August 1776).



Mr. Editor,

As our modern Poetasters deride the poetical taste, and genius of the last age — put them to shame by the publication of the following most elegant Lines.

Yours, &c.