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ENGLISH BARDS,

AND

SCOTCH REVIEWERS;

A SATIRE.

BY

LORD BYRON.




"I had rather be a kitten, and cry, mew!
Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers."

Shakespeare.

"Such shameless Bards we have; and yet 'tis true,
There are as mad, abandon'd Critics, too."

Pope.