Who killed John Keats?
"I," says the Quarterly,
So savage and Tartarly;
"'T was one of my feats."
Who shot the arrow?
"The poet-priest Milman
(So ready to kill man)
"Or Southey, or Barrow."
July 30, 1821.
[First published, Letters and Journals, 1830, ii. 506.]
FROM THE FRENCH.
Ægle, beauty and poet, has two little crimes;
She makes her own face, and does not make her rhymes.
Aug. 2, 1821.
[First published, The Liberal, 1823, No. II. p. 396.]
TO MR. MURRAY.
- [For Croker's "article" on Keats's Endymion (Quarterly Review, April, 1818, vol. xix. pp. 204-208), see Don Juan, Canto XI. stanza lx. line 1, Poetical Works, 1902, vi. 445, note 4.]
- [Horace Walpole's Memoirs of the Last Nine Years of the Reign of George II.]
- [Memoirs by James Earl Waldegrave, Governor of George III. when Prince of Wales.]