1815 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Thomas Fitzgerald

John Nichols, in Literary Anecdotes of the XVIII Century (1812-15) 9: 240n.



This animated Bard may justly be styled the Poet-Laureat of the Literary Fund. For eighteen years successively he has entertained the members of the Society, and greatly benefited their funds, by his Tyrtaean strains.