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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
London : Printed for J. Ridgway ..., 1795
|Named Person:||William Pitt; John Rolle Rolle of Stevenstone, Baron; Thomas Warton|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard Tickell; Joseph Richardson
|Notes:||Title vignette, engraved.
A collection of Satires on Pitt and his followers by Richard Tickell, Richard Fitzpatrick, Joseph Richardson, George Ellis, French Laurence and others.
"Originally appeared in the Morning Herald and Daily advertiser for 1784 and followng years." Each number of the "Criticisms on the Rolliad" professed to be a commentary on a new epic that had just appeared ... The Rolliad, which took its name from John Rolle, M.P. "Probationary odes" purported to be the competitive essays of Wharton's rivals for the laureateship. of Camb. hist. of Engl. lit., v. 11, p. 38, 434.
"Criticisms on the Rolliad", "Probationary odes," and "Political miscellanies" also published separately.
|Description:||xxxii, 396, 135-154 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.|
Advertisement to the fourth edition --
Dedication to Sir Lloyd Kenyon --
Short account of the family of Rollos, now Rolles --
Extract from the dedication of the Rolliad, an epic poem ---
Criticisms on the Rolliad --
Political ecologues --
Probationary odes for the laureateship --