1826 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Percy Bysshe Shelley

John Wilson, in Blackwood's Magazine 27 (January 1826); Allibone, Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71; 1882) 2:2071.



Percy Bysshe Shelley was a man of far superior powers to Keats. He had many of the faculties of a great poet. He was, however, we verily believe it now, scarcely in his right mind.