1800 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Dr. John Wolcot

Anonymous, in Whitehall Evening Post (21 August 1800).



Many amateurs, literary and pugilistic, have been so much disappointed at not having been spectators of the late fracas at a bookseller's shop in Piccadilly, that it is hoped, by the desire of many persons of fashion, the two Poets will be prevailed upon to favour the town with a republication of their "joint-work," being the "second edition," with "cuts!"