1858 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Henry Ireland

Samuel Austin Allibone, in Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71; 1882) 1:934.



We happen to possess Ireland's own MS of one of his forgeries, — Henry the Second: the rascal seemed to feel but little penitence for his fraud; for at the conclusion he indulges in the self-congratulatory exclamation, "Huzza! Huzza! Huzza!"