1797 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Twining

Joseph Warton, in Works of Alexander Pope, ed. Warton (1797) 9:427n.



It is acutely remarked by Mr. Twining, in his Aristotle, that the Ancients have described no Landscapes; owing, in his opinion, to their not having any landscape painters. They had no Thomsons because they had no Claudes.