1772 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Birch

Anonymous, in "Catalogue of the most celebrated Writers" Letters concerning the present State of England (1772) 341.



BIRCH. Was the author of very numerous works, and some of them useful; but had not the happy talents of rendering his writings generally pleasing; many of them are now little known, except in the libraries of the curious. He should have lived and wrote in Germany.