1763 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Philips

Anonymous, "Upon Sir J— P—p's Silence and Behaviour on the Cyder-Bill" Scots Magazine 25 (March 1763) 164.



When on cyder John Phillips first tun'd his sweet lyre
Alas! one splendid shilling was all his desire.
Our Patriot J— Ph— more sordid become,
While cyder's excising, approves Brunswic — mum.