The Farewell. A Poem. CHARLES CHURCHILL.

The Farewell. A Poem.

Publisher: London: Printed for the Author and Sold by W. Flexney, G. Kearsly, [et al.], 1764.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL II, 593; not in Rothschild.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 21691


4to, modern marbled wrappers, 24 pages. Without the half-title.


One of Churchill's last poems. The titular farewell is a metaphorical one, as the poet expounds on his plans to quit the corruption of England for some purer locale. In fact, soon afterwards Churchill travelled to France to visit the exiled John Wilkes and almost immediately died in Boulogne.

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