1876 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Kibble Hervey

Robert Carruthers, in Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1876; 1879) 7:60.



MR. HERVEY, a native of Manchester (1804-1859), for some years conducted the Athenaeum literary journal, and contributed to various other periodicals. He published Australia, and other Poems, 1824; The Poetical Sketch Book, 1829; Illustrations of Modern Sculpture, 1832; The English Helicon, 1841; &c. His verses are characterised by delicate fancy and feeling.