1856 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Colman the Younger

Samuel Rogers, in Table Talk (1856) 248-49.



When George Colman brought out his Iron Chest, he had not the civility to offer Godwin a box, or even to send him an order for admission, though the play was dramatised from Caleb Williams. Of this Godwin spoke with great bitterness. — Godwin was generally reckoned a disagreeable man; but I must say that I did not consider him such.