ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
M. Z., "To Mr. W. W—y on his incomparable Verses to the Memory of Dr. Johnson" Morning Post and Daily Advertiser (27 January 1785).
1759: Tim Tickle
1759: Mary Darwall
1759: Jack Meggott
1764: Robert Lloyd
1765: Cuthbert Shaw
1770: T. Underwood
1773: Rev. Percival Stockdale
1785: M. Z.
1807: Robert Southey
1785: William Woty
Indeed, Mr. W—y you're all in the wrong,
Your fancy's too playful — too various your song;
Talk of Virgins loose-rob'd attending the sage,
Alive you had put the old man in a rage.
Be silent henceforth, nor with sense be at strife,
Let him lie with his betters — lie you with your wife.