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TAYLOR, John (1757--1832)
To Miss Porden, on her poem, entitled, "The veils; or, the trumph of constancy."
[London]: [1816].
[2] p. ; 18.8 cm. (8°)

Drop-head title. Verse set as for a newspaper. A panegyric written in response to a pastiche of Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock' published in 1815 (q.v.) by Eleanor Porden, daughter of the architect William Porden. By Soane's friend John Taylor, at this time a proprietor of the Sun newspaper, who encloses the lines 'which I wrote a few days ago, ...' in a letter to Soane dated 22 January 1816, in which Taylor complains of his editorial partner's rejection of the verse which had been submitted for insertion in the newspaper. (Priv. Corr. IV.T.7.2).

Copy Notes Tipped into a letter from the author.

Reference Number 6737


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