Ode to the 'Mirror'
Ed. / W Corfield
Introduction / Poetry
Publishing, Authorship, Exploration, Amusement
The ode particularly praises the Mirror's accounts of far-flung people and places. One passage reads: 'The Polar ices—(Parry did not find them / So pleasing to his taste as those we eat [...]) / The Polar ice—Afric's burning sands, / All, all, thou shew'st us when it suits our leisure'.
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