chapter  12
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Foxwell on Wyatt, 1913

Wyatt is a noble figure in English poetry. His strength, his ardour, his manliness, his complete freedom from affectation, make him a type of what is finest in the national character, and there is little exaggeration in the very fine epitaph written on him by his great contemporary, Surrey :-

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Introduction to The Poems of Sir Thomas Wiat, ed. A. K. Foxwell (1913), II, xii-xxii.