1810 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lord Byron

Robert Southey to Neville White, 11 March 1810; Life and Correspondence (1849-50) 3:278.



Till you informed me of it, I did not know that Lord Byron had amused himself with lampooning me. It is safe game, and he may go on till he is tired. Every apprentice in satire and scandal for the last dozen years has tried his hand upon me.