1820 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. George Croly

Alaric Alexander Watts to Zilla Wiffen Watts, 1820; in Alaric Alfred Watts, Alaric Watts, a Narrative of his Life, by his Son (1884) 1:103.



I dined on Friday with Croly and his Helen. She seems very amiable, and clever without display, and appears to think her husband glorious Apollo himself. I was much pleased at being able to tell her of the opinion I had heard Lord Strangford express of The Angel of the World.