1819 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lord Byron

John Keats to George and Georgiana Keats, September 1819; Works, ed. H. Buxton Forman (1901) 5:111.



You speak about Lord Byron and me. There is this great difference between us. He describes what he sees — I describe what I imagine. Mine is the harder task.