1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Townshend

David Rivers, in Living Authors of Great Britain (1798) 2:324-25.



Of Gray's Inn. This gentleman published a pamphlet, in 1796, entitled, "A Summary Defence" of Mr. Burke, which was abundantly abused for its absurdity, by the Critics of the day. In the year following, he published a duodecimo volume of Poems, embellished with vignettes.