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Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Burlesque Poem, In Blank Verse

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Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Burlesque Poem, In Blank Verse

By William Somervile


Samuel Johnson, in his great ‘Lives of the Poets,’ pays Somervile the following compliment: “[Somervile] has shewn, by the subjects which his poetry has adorned, that it is practicable to be at once a skilful sportsman and a man of letters.” Somervile is, adds Johnson, “allowed by sportsme…

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