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.