1815 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Dodd

Charles Lamb to Robert Southey, 9 August 1815; Works of Charles Lamb, ed. Lucas (1903-05) 6:67.



To my thinking, it is a small matter whether there be one fat friar more or less in the world. I have rather a taste for clerical executions, imbibed from early recollections of the fate of the excellent Dodd.