1730 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lewis Theobald

Anonymous, "On Shakespear restored" 1730 ca.; The Festoon: a Collection of Epigrams (1766) 42.



'Tis generous, Tibbald, in thee and thy brothers
To help us thus to read the works of others;
Never for this can just returns be shewn,
For who will help us e'er to read thy own!