1891 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Medwin

Samuel Smiles, in A Publisher and his Friends: Memoir of John Murray (1891) 2:323.



The appearance of the Life [of Byron, by Moore] induced Captain Medwin to publish his Conversations with Lord Byron, a work now chiefly remembered as having called forth from Murray who was attacked in it, a reply which, as a crushing refutation of personal charges, has seldom been surpassed.