1787 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. Robert Lowth

Edmond Malone, 1790 ca.; Maloniana in Sir James Prior, Edmond Malone (1860) 415.



The late Dr. Lowth, Bishop of London, in this respect resembled Blackstone, being very indolent, taking little exercise, and eating heartily; in consequence of which, he generally drank what is called a cheerful glass of wine.