1790 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

David Mallet

Anonymous, "Alexander Pope and David Mallet" European Magazine 17 (March 1790) 175.



Mr. Mallet used to say, that as he was sitting by Pope, in his last illness, Mr. Pope, in a delirium, told him, that he felt his head open, and Apollo to come out of it, and enter into that of Mr. Mallet.