1834 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Robert Southey to G. C. Bedford, 27 July 1834; New Letters, ed. Curry (1965) 2:415.



This day's post brings me word of Coleridge's death. It is just forty years since he and I first met, and from that meeting the course of my life received its bias.