1818 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Twining

William Beloe, in The Sexagenarian: or Recollections of a Literary Life (1817; 1818) 1:428-29.



He [Bishop Porteus] gave, with a very slight personal knowledge of the individual, a considerable benefice to Mr. Twining, the learned Translator of Aristotle's Poetics, from no other inducement than his esteem for his talents and erudition.