1834 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry John Todd

Samuel Egerton Brydges, in Autobiography (1834) 2:168.



I scarcely recollect a literary man furnished by Canterbury Cathedral, which ought to have been the depot of learning. All whom I recollect in sixty years are Dr. Farmer, Dean Horne, and Mr. Todd, whose superiority was so unpleasant to them, that they gave him preferment to remove him.