1824 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Jeremiah Holmes Wiffen

Mary Howitt to Anne Botham, 28 October 1824; An Autobiography (1889) 1:188.



We have had, since I last wrote, the company of Joseph John Gurney for three days in Nottingham.... We had a sort of carnival then, not only on his account, but to honour Jeremiah Wiffen, the translator of Tasso.