ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
Vincent Howell, "To the Author on his excellent Epigrams" Sheppard, Epigrams (1651) sig. B4.
1651: Samuel Holland
1651: Vincent Howell
1651: George Rosse
1651: John Ridley
1655: William Winstanley
1807: Thomas Park
1880: Thomas Corser
1651: Samuel Sheppard
Sir, I have read your Epigrams, and confess
To read them is a reall happiness.
Martiall, Ausonius, Harrington, and Moore,
All that have written in this kind before,
In you included are, the worth of all,
Their Wit is yours, which makes you Principall.