1828 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mary Howitt

Caroline Bowles to Alaric Alexander Watts, 1828 ca.; in Alaric Alfred Watts, Alaric Watts, a Narrative of his Life, by his Son (1884) 2:19.



Mrs. Howitt's praise of my verses is particularly gratifying to me. Your Literary Magnet first made me acquainted with the delightful poetry of William and Mary Howitt; and ever since, I have sought with avidity for every line to which either of their signatures was affixed.