1773 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Philips

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



PHILIPS the charms of cyder sung,
Tho' ale scarce ever wet his tongue;
Tho' money scarce e'er met his view,
He sung the sweets of shillings too.