1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Dr. John Armstrong

Alexander Campbell, in Introduction to the History of Poetry in Scotland (1798) 223.



From time to time he produced several pieces in prose and verse, in which appear a glowing imagination, and lively fancy, under the guidance of judgment, and a correct, well-regulated taste. He was much esteemed and respected by all who knew him personally, or through the medium of his works.