1794 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Parsons

Anonymous, in "To Dr. Harington, Mayor of Bath, on his late Behaviour at a Musical Party" Literary Magazine and British Review 12 (May 1794) 398.



Where classic Parsons, fam'd for rhymes,
A rover in all Europe's climes,
His attic elegance displays,
And pleases in a thousand ways....