1772 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Melmoth

Anonymous, in "Catalogue of the most celebrated Writers" Letters concerning the present State of England (1772) 385-86.



MELMOTH. Fitzosborne's Letters are a very rare instance of letters succeeding that were written merely for the press; they are however rather essays than letters; full of ingenuity, and agreeable observations of men, manners, and opinions.