1817 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Rogers

George Crabbe to Mary Leadbeater, 30 October 1817; Leadbeater Papers (1862) 2:349-50.



Mr. Rogers, who wrote the Pleasures of Memory, and who is too wealthy and gives too great dinners for a poet, has been of much service to me by introducing me to almost every man in our own way whom he was acquainted with, and in this number were comprehended all of whom I was desirous to obtain a knowledge.