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Creator: William Camden
Title: Remaines of a greater worke, concerning Britaine, the inhabitants thereof, their languages, names, surnames, empreses, wise speeches, poësies, and epitaphes.
Date: At London : Printed by G[eorge]. E[ld]. for Simon Waterson, 1605.
Repository: Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
Call number and opening: STC 4521 copy 1, title page & sigs. A4v (p. 8)- B1r (p. 9)
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These may suffice for some poetical descriptions of our ancient poets, if I would come to our time, what a world could I present to you out of Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Samuel Daniel, Hugh Holland, Ben Jonson, Thomas Campion, Michael Drayton, George Chapman, John Marston, William Shakespeare, and other most pregnant wits of these our times, whom succeeding ages may justly admire.
These may suffice for some Poeticall descriptions of
our auncient Poets, if I would come to our time, what a
world could I present to you out of Sir Philipp Sidney, Ed.
Spencer, Samuel Daniel, Hugh Holland, Ben: Iohnson, Th.
Campion, Mich. Drayton, George Chapman, Iohn Marston,
William Shakespeare, & other most pregnant witts of these
our times, whom succeeding ages may iustly admire.