1826 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir Charles Abraham Elton

Sumner Lincoln Fairfield, in "Four Months in Europe" New-York Literary Gazette and American Athenaeum 3 (21 October 1826) 73.



Mr. Charles A. Elton, the elegant translator of Hesiod, and the author of the Brothers and other poems, is likewise [like Bryan Waller Procter] the eldest son of a baronet. He resides at Brussels — being at emnity with his conceited father, whom he has offended by his authorship.