1808 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. Richard Hurd

Edmond Malone, 1808; Maloniana, in Sir James Prior, Life of Edmond Malone (1860) 445.



When Bishop Hurd once paid a visit to Bishop Warburton, Mrs. W., before the bishop came down, said to Hurd, "I am glad you are come, my lord, to pour a little of your oil into bishop's vinegar." — (From the same [Lord Hilsborough], October 1808.)