1805 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry John Todd

Robert Southey to C. W. W. Wynn, September 1805; New Letters, ed. Curry (1965) 2:401.



Todd's Spenser is on my reviewing shelf. You know I had proposed to edit Spenser myself — what a different book should I have made! and I may yet live to make this the amusement of an age when I may neither have power nor inclination for things of greater exertion.