1827 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Hood

A. Crowquill, "To Thomas Hood, Esq. Author of Whims and Oddities" Literary Magnet NS 4 (1827) 9.



Wits may now lay aside their pens,
Their sallies bring no good;
Till thou art dead they cannot hope
To — URN A LIVELY HOOD.