1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Parsons

Anonymous, in Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816) 264.



WILLIAM PARSONS, Esq. a gentleman of fortune who resided long in Italy, and in conjunction with the late Mr. Merry, Mrs. Piozzi, and others, wrote many fugitive pieces, besides which he has published A Poetical Tour in the years 1784-86, 8vo. 1787 — An Ode to a Boy at Eton, with Three Sonnets, and an Epigram, 4to. 1796. — Travelling Recreations, 2 v. 8vo. 1807.