1793 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Dr. Henry Harington

William Meyler, "On Dr. Harington being elected Mayor of Bath" 1793; Meyler, Poetical Amusement on the Journey of Life (1806) 197.



Justice, with brow severe and iron hand,
'Twixt Rigour erst and Mercy took her stand:
Behold her here, high placed in awful state,
Not less impartial than compassionate!
What new supporters now beside her sit!
I ken their features — Harmony and Wit!