1831 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Taylor Esq.

Thomas Campbell, 20 February 1831; Life and Letters of Thomas Campbell, ed. Beattie (1849) 3:108.



I have luckily met with Mr. Taylor, author of "Monsieur Tonson," who was exceedingly intimate with Mrs. Siddons, and has given me some interesting anecdotes. Mr. T. is seventy-six; but fresh, cheerful, and communicative.