1824 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bryan Waller Procter

William Hazlitt, in Select British Poets (1824); Works, ed. Howe (1932) 9:245.



It only remains to speak of Mr. BARRY CORNWALL, who, both in the drama, and in his other poems, has shewn brilliancy and tenderness of fancy, and a fidelity to truth and nature, in conceiving the finer movements of the mind equal to the felicity of his execution in expressing them.