Part Four, covering the period 1810-1815, was a crucial one for Southey’s career and reputation. It has, however, never before been fully documented or fully understood. By 1810 he was established in Keswick...
239. George Bloomfield to Thomas Hill, 11 June 1809*
To Thomas Hill Esq / Bury St Edmds. June 11th 1809
I beg the favour of you to let the lines as beneath have a place in your charming work the Mirror (I know Nat is too much a Christian to return A blow himself)—Sir your humble servant,
P.S. I coppy My Letter to Mr Holloway &c——