1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Michael Wodhull

John Nichols, in Literary Anecdotes of the XVIII Century (1812-15) 3:128n.



This elegant and accomplished Scholar favoured the publick, in 1782, with the earliest English translation of The Nineteen Tragedies and Fragments of Euripides, in 4 volumes 8vo; which have been recently re-printed, in 3 volumes 8vo. He also printed, for the use of his friends, in 1804, a new edition of his Poems, in a very handsome octavo, with his portrait prefixed. — He is still living, at Thenford in Northamptonshire, not less esteemed in that neighbourhood for his humanity and general benevolence, than he is in the literary world as a gentleman of profound erudition, and a skillful Collector of Books.