1822 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Collins

Anonymous, "Authors: William Collins" Eccentricities of Literature and Life [Boston] 1 (1822) 254.



COLLINS, that elegant poet, moaned and raved amidst the cloisters of Chichester cathedral, and died insane, in consequence of literary disappointment: however, there was a pretty monument raised to his memory!