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Samuel Pegge Thomas Holt White, Thomas Holt White, and <i>Piers Plowman</i>.

Samuel Pegge Thomas Holt White, Thomas Holt White, and Piers Plowman.

Reproduces an article on PPl by Samuel Pegge (Gentlemen’s Magazine, Nov. 1755, 495) which for the first time discriminated between Crowley’s two editions of the poem. Reproduces article from Gentlemen’s Magazine, Nov. 1797, 945-46, by Thomas Holt White., calling for a new edition of the work. Lists Thomas Percy, Isaac Reed, Richard Farmer, and Alexander Pope among eighteenth-century men of letters who owned copies of PPl.

Volume

YLS 1 (1987): 122-28.

Author

Sherbo, Arthur.