The first class in the Introduction to Restoration and Eighteenth Century Poetry.  Considerations of poetic form: the intense restriction of poetic form demands a matching resourcefulness among its poets.  The wit, poetry, obscenity, thoughtfulness of Restoration; it descends to things as they are.  Rochester and Walpole.  The beginning of Denham's "Cooper's Hill."  Note: Apologies for lowish fi: will try to improve next time.