ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Rev. John Marston
, "Epigram which the Author Virgidemiarum caused to be pasted to the latter page of every Pigmalion that came to the Stationers of Cambridge" (1598); Corser, Collectanea Anglo-Poetica 9 (1879) 25.
Rev. John Marston:
1598: Bp. Joseph Hall
1598: Edward Guilpin
1599: John Weever
1602: John Manningham
1611 ca.: John Davies of Hereford
1619: Ben Jonson
1764: David Erskine Baker
1781: Rev. Thomas Warton
1820: John Payne Collier
1834: Robert Aris Willmott
1862: Thomas Arnold
1866: John Payne Collier
1874: William Minto
1879: Thomas Corser
1880: William Minto
1882: Epes Sargent
Bp. Joseph Hall:
1598: Rev. John Marston
1605 ca.: William Camden
1608: Joshua Sylvester
1651: Bp. William Bedell
I ask't Phisitions what their counsell was
For a mad dogge, or for a mankind Asse?
They told me though there were confections store
Of Poppie-seede, and soveraigne Hellebore,
The dog was best cured by cutting and kinsing
The Asse must be kindly whipped for winsing.
Now then S. K. — I little passe
Whether thou be a mad dog, or a mankind Asse.