1619 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir John Harington

Anonymous, in Follie's Anatomie (1619); Censura Literaria 8 (1808) 349.



Jack out of office wee ere long shall finde
Ith' house of office, being mew'd, confinde;
Well though it be, yet for the Muses' sakes,
Hee'l pen a pithie tractate of A-jax:
I wish he would reserve A-jax in minde;
'Twill serve but for A-jax, and come behinde.