1855 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Rogers

Henry Crabb Robinson, 18 December 1855; in Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence (1870; 1872) 2:355.



The incident of the day is the death of Rogers — long expected. It took place in the morning, without any pain. At ninety-two or ninety-three, pain is not to be feared.