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A critic was of old a glorious name

DMI number:
30984
First Line:
A critic was of old a glorious name
Last Line:
And stab like bravoes all who come that way
Poem Genre / Form:
Apology, Couplet, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Critics / criticism
Related People
Author:
Charles Churchill
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'The Apology. Addressed to the Critical Reviewers' ('Laughs not the heart when giants, big with pride'), Grant (1956): 37-48.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.142
Poem Title:
Critic
Attribution:
Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill