1839 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

David Lester Richardson

Thomas Moore, Journal for 4-7 February 1839; Journal, ed. Wilfred S. Dowden (1983-91) 6:2042.



Received a letter from my Calcutta friend, whose first letter I took a whole year to answer, though he sent me a Volume of Poems with it that showed a good deal of talent — he is however in very good humour with me and bears testimony to my accuracy, as an Orientalist, which from such a quarter is not a little satisfactory.