1834 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Autobiography (1834) 2:195.



In June 1812, I was, by the nomination of my friend Dr. Dibdin, elected one of the original members of the Roxburghe Club, of which the history and the list of the distinguished members is well known. Latterly the Club had the glory of adding Sir Walter Scott to its associates; and what greater name could it have?