1750 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Christopher Smart

Anonymous, "Occasion'd by the Night Piece, or Modern Philosophy of Mr. Christopher Smart" Kapelion, or Poetical Ordinary (November 1750) 153.



The Moon shone bright! yet dark the Night!
Sure Kitt has miss'd the Mark!
Oh — No — 'tis right — he wanted Light
To see — that it was dark.