1852 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Charles Swain

William Jerdan, In Autobiography of William Jerdan (1852-53) 2:41.



How is it with Charles Swain, one of the most natural and sweetest of English bards? His hands can happily be engaged to aid his head, and if the Engraver could not do something, the Poet might starve.