1833 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Pringle

Allan Cunningham, "Biographical and Critical History of the Literature of the last Fifty Years" in The Athenaeum (16 November 1833) 772.



THOMAS PRINGLE is a poet and philanthropist; in poetry he has shown a feeling for the romantic and the lovely, and in philanthropy he has laboured to introduce liberty, knowledge, and religion, in the room of slavery and ignorance.