1809 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edward Jerningham

Lord Byron, in Postscript to English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809); Poems ed. E. H. Coleridge (1898) 1:383-84.



I hear that Mr. JERNINGHAM is about to take up the cudgels for his Maecenas, Lord Carlisle. I hope not: he was one of the few, who, in the very short intercourse I had with him, treated me with kindness when a boy; and whatever he may say or do, "pour on, I will endure."