1772 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Dr. Mark Akenside

Anonymous, in "Catalogue of the most celebrated Writers" Letters concerning the present State of England (1772) 335.



AKENSIDE. Besides several physical works of reputation, he published some poems that do him great honour. In his Pleasures of Imagination are some noble and true strokes of poetry; and his Odes are read with general pleasure.