1811 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Isaac Reed

T. D., "Epigram on the Death of Isaac Read, the great Book Collector" The Satirist or Monthly Meteor 13 (December 1813) 546.



Reader, from these four lines take heed,
And mend your life for my sake,
For you must die like Isaac Read,
Though you read till your eyes ache.