1813 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir James Mackintosh

Lord Byron to James Wedderburn Webster, 30 September 1813; Letters and Journals, ed. Rowland E. Prothero (1898-1901) 2:269-70.



I have been spending my time with Rogers and Sir James Mackintosh; and once at Holland House I met Southey; he is a person of very epic appearance, and has a fine head — as far as the outside goes, and wants nothing but taste to make the inside equally attractive.