1802 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Hayley

Robert Southey to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 4 August 1802; Life and Correspondence (1849-50) 2:190.



There are some of these living poets to whom you could not fail of giving serious pain; Hayley, in particular, — and everything about that man is good except his poetry.