1848 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. James Merrick

Rufus Griswold, in Sacred Poets (1848; 1866) 277.



He was the author of several hymns, the most beautiful of which is that well-known piece, "Placed on the Verge of Youth." He also published a new version of the Psalms, which bears little affinity to the inspired original.