1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Fraser Tytler

Lord Byron to John Hanson, 2 April 1807; Letters and Journals, ed. Rowland E. Prothero (1898-1901) 1:125.



I return you my thanks for your favourable opinion of my muse; I have lately been honoured with many very flattering literary critiques, from men of high Reputation in the Sciences, particularly Lord Woodhouselee and Henry Mackenzie, both Scots and of great Eminence as Authors themselves.