"I will," said Mr. Tickell hastily, and ran off for the purpose; but he returned after some time with a long face.
I tried to laugh, old care to tickle,Yet could not "Tickell" touch; And then, alas!
When the Hanover succession was disputed, Tickell gave what assistance his pen would supply.
"Look, Mr. Tickell, there's Mrs. Morgan beckoning to you," said Reg.
The praise of Wordsworth, a poet always chary of expressing approbation, has been bestowed upon Tickell. '
"Here they are; here they are," cried Tickell, to a little crowd he had collected.
The fame of his grandsire, the Tickell of Addison, was not hurt by the descent to him.
Towards the close of 1712 Tickell published his poem on the Prospect of Peace.
The formal narrative prefixed to his works by Tickell is, by that writers own admission, little more than a bibliography.
For sixteen years Tickell held his fellowship, but resigned it on his marriage in 1726.