1817 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Leigh Hunt

Chandos Leigh, in Preface, Leigh, Juvenile Poems (1815, 1817) v n.



Among the greatest admirers of Wordsworth is Mr. Leigh Hunt, (the Editor of the Examiner, and the Author of Rimini,) who in my humble opinion is a man of taste and genius, and possesses an independent spirit which does him the highest honour. But he is a seditious writer, I "cry your mercy, Southey, it is you."