1786 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Colman

William Cowper to Joseph Hill, 9 June 1786; Southey, Life and Works of Cowper (1835-37) 5:331.



I correspond with Colman, and upon the most friendly footing, and find in his instance, and in some others, that an intimate intercourse, which has been only casually suspended, not forfeited on either side by outrage, is capable not only of revival, but improvement.