• "The verses sing a multitude of memories. The wonder is, in finding them all collected, how profuse and pure a genius is here displayed"

    Evelyn Waugh, Spectator
  • "What he possessed above all, as a versifier, was a remarkable technical adroitness, a ready talent for witty ideas and a gift for ironical and understated phrasemaking. He wears extremely well"

    Roy Fuller, Daily Telegraph