1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Oldmixon

Isaac D'Israeli, in "Authors by Profession" Calamities of Authors (1812-13); Moulton, Library of Literary Criticism (1901-05) 3:125.



Oldmixon, who was a Whig historian, — if a violent party-writer ought ever to be dignified by so venerable a title, — unmercifully rigid to all other historians, was himself guilty of the crimes which he so loudly accused others.