1827 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. George Croly

John Wilson, et. al., in Blackwood's Magazine (July 1827); Noctes Ambrosianae, ed. Mackenzie (1854) 2:431.



TICKLER. He is a powerful prose-writer, Mr. Croly—
SHEPHERD. And a poorfu' poet too—
TICKLER. And on the right side, and therefore abused by Whigs and Radicals—
NORTH. And praised by Tories, and all good men and true.