1819 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Samuel Bishop

Thomas Campbell, in Specimens of the British Poets (1819; 1845) 638.



SAMUEL BISHOP was a clergyman, and for many years the head master of Merchant's Tailors' school. He wrote several essays and poems for the Public Ledger, and published a volume of Latin pieces, entitled Feriae Poeticae. A volume of his sermons, and two volumes of his poetry, were published after his death.