ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Lionel Thomas Berguer

(1789-1831 fl.)


Little seems to be recorded of Lionel Thomas Berguer, who was a young acquaintance of Walter Scott. His political pamphlets were successful enough to go through several editions.


TEXT RECORDS:

1815Stanzas inscribed to Walter Scott, Esq.
1820On the Death of a young Bride.
1820Stanzas to the Queen.

PUBLICATIONS:

Philip, King of Spain [Alfieri, trans. Berguer]. 1809.
Stanzas inscribed to Walter Scott. 1815.
Trifles in verse. 1817.
A letter to the opposition in both houses on the subject of their parliamentary duties at this awful moment. 1819.
A warning letter to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent intended principally as a call upon the middle ranks at this important crisis. 1819.
A second warning letter to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. 1819.
Stanzas to the queen, with other verses. 1820.
The British essayists, ed. Berguer. 45 vols, 1823.