English Bards,
and
Scotch Reviewers

A Satire


Byron

I had rather be a kitten, and cry, mew!

Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers.

Shakspeare.

Such shameless Bards we have; and yet ’tis true,

There are as mad, abandon’d Critics too.

Pope.

First published in 1809.

The text for this edition is from The Works of Lord Byron, ed. by E. H. Coleridge, published by John Murray, 1903.

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