1850 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Richardson

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Diary entry; 15 April 1850; Moulton, Library of Literary Criticism (1901-05) 3:440.



I read the last volume of Clarissa, which I have not opened since my voyage from India in the Lord Hungerford. I nearly cried my eyes out.