1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Thelwall

George Daniel, in The Modern Dunciad (1814; 1815) 12.



See THELWALL, void of decency and sense,
Erect, God wot! a school for eloquence;
The newest style of rhetoric to teach,
And full-grown gentlemen their parts of speech: