1791 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Lauder

Isaac D'Israeli, in Curiosities of Literature (1791) 1:254.



It is raking in offals to transcribe from the infamous Lauder. His virulence, however, cannot now irritate; it may amuse. He seems to have poached in Salmasius for Epithets. His Pamphlets, with the common lyres of the day, have met the common fate.