1799 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Chalmers

George Hardinge, "Chalmeriana. Epigram I" Morning Chronicle (5 September 1799).



GEORGE, 'tis odd you cannot rest
Since you rummag'd IRELAND'S Chest:
Think of your Office and your Head—
Sure, you've enough of Scraps and Lead!