1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Thomas Fitzgerald

Lord Byron to Thomas Moore, 8 January 1814; Letters and Journals, ed. Rowland E. Prothero (1898-1901) 3:10.



Like Mr. Fitzgerald, shall I not lay claim to the character of "Vates?" — as he did in the Morning Herald for prophesying the fall of Buonaparte, — who, by the by, I don't think is yet fallen. I wish he would rally and rout your legitimate sovereigns, having a mortal hate to all royal entails.