1830 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Sneyd Davies

Samuel Egerton Brydges, in "Essay on the Genius of Collins, Poetical Works of Collins (1830; 1865) lxvii.



Innumerable advantages spring from frank and generous communication. Collins and Gray had not the most remote personal knowledge of each other. Gray never mentions Dr. Sneyd Davies, a poet and an Etonian, nearly contemporary; nor Nicholas Hardinge, a scholar and a poet also.