1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Isaac Reed

Andrew Caldwell to Thomas Percy, 5 May 1807; Nichols, Illustrations of the Literary History of the XVIII Century (1817-58) 8:66.



Isaac Reed's and Mr. Brand's books, &c. will both be very curious, and the Catalogues are to be very carefully digested. Malone says he will be broke. We are happily constituted, that, notwithstanding the daily instances of the instability and insignificance of all human concerns, yet still we that are left behind go on as eagerly with our pursuits as if they were of certain value and durability.