1748 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Whalley

Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, 1748; Correspondence, ed. Toynbee (1971) 1:302.



Dr. Whalley, who has hated me ever since that Affair of Mr [Shallet] Turner, thought fit to intimate to a large Table full of People, that I was a Kind of Atheist.