Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 355–56.

Captain Parry's Expedition



Introduction, Literary Notice; Extract, Poetry, Drollery

Publications extracted:

[Croly] 1827


Exploration, Navigation, Chemistry, Steam-power, Machinery, Publishing

    The poet reviews quizzically all the items it is supposed Parry will take with him, including 'Some gallons of Sir Humphrey's acid' and 'The new steam-acting Perkins' ploughs'. He informs the reader that, after three months of adventures (including 'Sentimental loves of Squaws'), on 'Quarter-day you'll have him back, / With his volume in his pack'.

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