1823 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Brown

William Wordsworth to Allan Cunningham, 23 November 1823; Letters of the Wordsworth Family, ed. Knight (1907) 2:210.



The list of English Border Poets is not so distinguished, but Langhorne was a native of Westmoreland, and Brown the author of the Estimate of Manners and Principles, etc., — a poet as his letter on the vale of Keswick, and the accompanying verses shows — was born in Cumberland.