The rolliad :
in two parts; probationary odes for the laureatship; and political miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations. Revised, corrected and enlarged by the original authors.
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Dublin : Printed for J. Milliken, 1796.
A collection of satires on Pitt and his followers by Richard Tickell, Richard Fitzpatrick, Joseph Richardson, George Ellis, French Laurence and others.
"Each number of the 'Criticisms on the Rolliad professed to be a commentary of a new epic that has just appeared. The Rolliad took its name from John Rolle, M.P. 'Probationary odes' purported to be the competitive essays of Warton's rivals for the Laureatship" (NUC).
With an 'Advertisement to the fourth edition' implying that this is the fourth edition.
"Originally appeared in the Morning herald and Daily advertiser for 1784 and following years." Each number of the "Criticisms on the Rolliad" professed to be a commentary on a new epic that had just appeared... The Rolliad took its name from John Rolle, M. P. "Probationary odes" purported to be the competitive essays of Warton's rivals for the laureatship. cf. Camb. history of Eng. lit., v. 11, p. 38, 434.
Physical description: ,viii,416 p.,plate ; 8vo