Douglas Grant (ed.), The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill
pg 452Editor’s Note7ON SEEING MR. LLOYD'S OPERA INSCRIBED TO MR. COLMAN.
- 1Ah! what a dearth of Patrons in this age,
- 2To cherish authors and protect the stage:
- 3When wits all rivalship of genius smother,
- 4And dedicate their works to one another!