1810 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Richard Owen Cambridge

George Hardinge, 1810 ca.; Nichols, Illustrations of the Literary History of the XVIII Century (1817-58) 1:58-59.



He [Daniel Wray] had also the advantage, and the delight of Mr. Cambridge's company, who lived in Twickenham, but jut on the other side of the ferry, as it was in those days, now Richmond-bridge; a gentleman, whom it was my happiness to know as a neighbour, and friend; whose variety of talents, in verse, and prose, wit, learning, taste, good-humour, and social nature, under the discipline of moral virtue, were improved in their effect by some peculiarities, which, as well as those of Mr. Wray, though very unlike them, were the subjects of innocent raillery amongst his admirers; not excepting Mr. Wray himself.