1834 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Walter Harte

Samuel Egerton Brydges, in Autobiography (1834) 1:163.



In reading such works as Lord Chesterfield's, we feel our hearts debased and our spirits depressed. It was in this temper and tone of mind, that he spoke of his son's tutor, Walter Harte, the poet and historian, — a man worthy twenty Lord Chesterfields.