1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Bidlake

David Rivers, in Literary Memoirs of Living Authors (1798) 1:54.



Master of the grammar school at Plymouth, and Chaplain to his Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence. The author of a benevolent Sermon on the Slave Trade: A Sermon for the Promotion of Sunday Schools: A pleasing Elegy, supposed to be written on revisiting the place of a former residence: a quarto volume of Poems, published in 1794, in which the above Elegy is reprinted: a volume of Sermons: The Sea, a poem, which does its author the highest credit; and, The Country Parson, a poem.