1824 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Medwin

Robert Southey to Edith May Southey, 5 December 1824; Selectons from the Letters (1856) 450.



You will probably, in the course of the week, see a sweet billet of mine in the newspapers noticing a few lies of Lord Byron, as published by his blunderbuss, Captain Medwin. I shall say just what is needful, and no more.