1834 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Lyttelton

Samuel Egerton Brydges, in Autobiography (1834) 163.



George Lord Lyttelton, a man of genius, and a warm heart, was said to be liable to those little absences and forgetfulnesses, which lead to petty improprieties. Such a man was exactly the subject for these relentless dealers in ridicule.