The Rolliad : in two parts ; Probationary odes for the laureatship ; and Political eclogues and miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations. (Book, 1812) [WorldCat.org]
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The Rolliad : in two parts ; Probationary odes for the laureatship ; and Political eclogues and miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations.

Publisher: London : Printed for James Ridgway ..., 1812.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The twenty-second edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Annotations
Satires
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Named Person: William Pitt; John Rolle Rolle, Baron; Thomas Warton; William Pitt; Thomas Warton
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 7949886
Notes: A collection of satires on William Pitt and his followers, in the form of mock reviews of a mock epic named for John Rolle and odes purporting to be the competitive entries of Thomas Warton's rivals for the laureateship, by Richard Tickell, Richard Fitzpatrick, Joseph Richardson, George Ellis, French Laurence, and others.--Cf. Cambridge hist. of Eng. lit., v. 11.
Originally appeared in the Morning herald and Daily advertiser for 1784 and following years; Criticisms on the Rolliad, Probationary odes for the laureatship, and Political miscellanies also published separately.
Printer's imprint on p. 535: Printed by S. Gosnell ... London.
Engraved t.p. vignette.
Pages [vi], [x], [228], [230], [378] and the last page are blank.
Description: xxxii, 535, [1] pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm (8vo)
Contents: Advertisement. --
Advertisement to the fourth edition. --Dedication to Sir Lloyd Kenyon. --
Short account of the family of the Rollos, now Rolles, faithfully extracted from the records of the Herald's office. --Extract from the dedication of the Rolliad, and epic poem. --
Criticisms on the Rolliad. --
Political eclogues. --
Probationary odes for the laureatship: with a preliminary discourse, by Sir John Hawkins [pseud.] --
Political miscellanies.
Other Titles: Criticisms on the Rolliad.
Political eclogues.
Probationary odes for the laureatship.
Political miscellanies.
Responsibility: revised, corrected and enlarged by the original authors.

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