1939 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Whalley

Hoxie Neale Fairchild, in Religious Trends in English Verse (1939) 1:403.



Worldly Cambridge don, admirer of Walpole, latitudinarian Whig — the type, as we have seen before, is subject to sentimentalism. Whaley's is a mild case, but the virus is at work in him.