1760 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Gilbert Cooper

Edward Cooper, in "In Retirement. Inscribed to Mr. Thompson" A Collection of Elegiac Poesy (1760) 33 & n.



Nor shall my namesake too his song impart
Without a grateful sense of all his worth;
For melancholy's sweet son I know thou art,
The sky's thy home, and of aetherial birth.

John Gilbert Cooper, Esq; See his vision on the tomb of Shakespear; likewise his Poems from Aristippus to the great in retirement.