1821 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Gen. Richard Fitzpatrick

Lord Byron, Journal, 19 January 1821; Letters and Journals, ed. Rowland E. Prothero (1898-1901) 5:178.



I had seen poor Fitzpatrick not very long before — a man of pleasure, wit, eloquence, all things. He tottered — but still talked like a gentleman, though feebly.