1830 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bp. Richard Mant

William Wordsworth to Edward Quillinan, 10 November 1830; Peacock, Critical Opinions of William Wordsworth (1950) 306.



He was said to be the Author of a forgotten Poem called the Simpliciad — the principal butt of which was to ridicule me, so that I was somewhat drolly placed in such company.