1828 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Pringle

Thomas Babington Macaulay to his father, 24 July 1828; Letters, ed. Pinney (1974) 1:244.



Send the enclosed, if you please, to your secretary Pringle. He has written to ask me for some poetry towards a volume which he is editing [Friendship's Offering]. I would gladly be of use to him, but I have so much to do at present that I have sent him a civil refusal.