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EMINENT BRITISH POETS,
FROM CHAUCER TO BURNS,
WITH CRITICISMS ON THEIR WORKS, SEDECTED FROM
THE MOST DISTINGUISHED WRITERS.
INTENDED FOR TEACHERS, AND THE HIGHER CLASSES IN SCHOOLS.
No species of writing seems more worthy of cultivation than Biography; since none can be more delighľful 01 nroze jusçiul, not ead more certainly enchain the heart by irresistible interest or more widely diffuse instruction to every diversity of condition.-JOHNSON.
PUBLISHED BY DIRECTION OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF NATIONAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND.
FOR HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.