1811 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir James Bland Burges

Lord Byron, in Hints from Horace (1811); Poetical Works, ed. E. H. Coleridge (1898-1904) 1:436-37 & n.



But why this vain advice? once published, books
Can never be recalled — from pastry-cooks!
Though "Madoc," with "Pucelle," instead of Punk,
May travel back to Quito — on a trunk!

Note: Like Sir Bland Burges's Richard; the tenth book of which I read at Malta, on a trunk of Eyre's, 19, Cockspur-street. If this be doubted, I shall buy a portmanteau to quote from.