1772 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lord Chesterfield

Anonymous, in "Catalogue of the most celebrated Writers" Letters concerning the present State of England (1772) 349-50.



CHESTERFIELD. Writes poetry with the ease and freedom of a man of quality; his lordship's sketches that have been published in Dodsley's collection, are full of wit, and a most happy delicacy.