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Montgomery, Gales, Barnard


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RichardB

Soon after Montgomery's domiciliation in Mr Gales's family he had pointed put to him the fugitive compositions of a local Quaker poet Robert Barnard who had published some lines descriptive of Sheffield which were more striking than complimentary for instance he described and not untruly the atmosphere of the town as so charged with smoke rising from the chimneys of numerous manufactories that

The sun at noon hangs in his azure field

Dull red and glowing like a copper shield

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