1827 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. George Croly

George Canning, 1827 ca,; in William Jerdan, Autobiography of William Jerdan (1852-53) 4:171.



When I asked Mr. Canning to accept Dr. Croly's dedication of the play, Pride shall have a Fall, he immediately assented and spoke in high terms of the author's productions; but, said he, "as I have no small degree of ambitious pride myself, I trust it shall not be construed into an omen that mine shall have a fall!"