1773 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Charles Churchill

Danos, in "Verses on some late English Poets" Scots Magazine 35 (September 1773) 486.



Why should I speak of CHURCHILL'S rage,
Lately the firebrand of our age?
Malice must perish soon or late,
And ignorance submit to fate.