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Unformatted text preview: Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea;[B] Or hear old Triton blow his wreathèd horn.[C] Editor’s notes: The "pleasant lea" referred to in this sonnet is unknown. It may have been on the Cumbrian coast, or in the Isle of Man. I am indebted to the Rev. Canon Ainger for suggesting an (unconscious) reminiscence of Spenser in the last line of the sonnet. Compare Dr. Arnold's commentary (_Miscellaneous Works of Thomas Arnold_, p. 311), and that of Sir Henry Taylor in his _Notes from Books_.--ED. VARIANTS:  1807. The . .. MS.  1827. ... coming . .. 1807. FOOTNOTES:...
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- Spring '08
- Isle of Man, Henry Taylor, Canon Ainger