1851 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Whitehead

David Macbeth Moir, in Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-Century (1851; 1852) 12.



With equal adaptation to the prevailing tastes [to that displayed by Anna Seward] Paul Whitehead [sic] wore the laurel crown; and, mounted on his spavined Pegasus, duly chaunted his New Year and Birthday Odes, according to the terms of the statute.