1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir William Jones

Robert Southey, in Specimens of the Later English Poets (1807) 3:383.



A man of virtues, talents, and accomplishments, to which he owed his advancement in the world: his life has lately been given to the publick by Lord Teignmouth; and it affords a rare and useful example of the power of industry, combined with genius.