1791 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Joseph Sterling

Robert Potter to Edward Jerningham, 15 January 1791; Lewis Bettany, Edward Jerningham and his Friends (1919) 370.



I am greatly pleased to hear that you continue to hold dalliance with your beautiful nymphs of Castalia's stream, and shall expect the offspring impatiently. Have you seen a little volume of poems by the Rev. Joseph Sterling, a bard on Shannon's banks?