1810 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. James Grahame

Robert Southey, in Review of Graham, British Georgics; Quarterly Review 3 (1810) 457.



While the criticasters of his own country were pronouncing sentence of condemnation upon it, for its pious dulness and inanity, The Sabbath had found its way from one end of Great Britain to the other; — it was in the mouths of the young, and in the hearts of the aged.