I know little about Christopher Smart (1722-1771), apart from the fact that the suffered the torments, like his almost contemporary William Cowper, of an eighteenth-century
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Time to take a break from seriousness and intensity. Here’s some much-needed light relief. Patrick Barrington, or as he was to become, the 11th (and
Today’s lockdown reading is unique. It’s never been published before (apart from being posted on this blog about four years ago) but I think you’ll