1819 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Richard Polwhele

Robert Southey to John Murray, 6 February 1819; New Letters, ed. Curry (1965) 2:198.



I believe he was concerned in the English Review — the first publication by the bye in which I was attacked with malignity — at the very commencement of my career. It was a piece of gratuitous malice, proceeding from Polwhele.