1866 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bryan Waller Procter

Henry Crabb Robinson, 7 February 1866; Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence (1870; 1872) 3:389.



Drove to Procter's, alias Barry Cornwall. I had an interesting but short chat with him. He spoke with deep interest of Lamb and Wordsworth, and with a mixed feeling for Coleridge. Procter is an excellent man, whom everybody loves. His wife was the daughter of Basil Montagu.