1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Samuel Say

Robert Southey, in Specimens of the Later English Poets (1807) 1:430.



A fellow student of Watts and Hughes, at a dissenting Academy. He published Poems and two Essays on Meter, 4to. He was an amiable man, and an ornament to his profession. It is curious to find in one of his sermons, that he has said more on the true principles of the "Graces," than is to be found in all the laboured letters of Lord Chesterfield.