1680 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Flatman

Earl of Rochester, in "An Allusion to Horace" Poems on Several Occasions (1680) 41.



Nor that slow Drudge, in swift Pindarick strains,
F[latman], who C[owley] imitates with pains,
And rides a jaded Muse, whipt with loose Rains.