Mirror of Literature,  5 (1825), 170–71.

Ode to Joseph Grimaldi, Senior



Extract, Poetry, Drollery

Publications extracted:

[Hood and Reynolds] 1825



    The poem laments the retirement of Joseph Grimaldi. One stanza observes: 'For who like thee could ever stride! / Some dozen paces to the mile!— / The motley, medley coach provide— / Or like Joe Frankenstein compile / The vegetable man complete!— / A proper Covent Garden feat!' (171).

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