ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
, in "A Satyr" Poems and Translations (1683) 169.
1683: John Oldham
1808: Sir Walter Scott
1678: Ben Jonson
1683: Samuel Butler
1683: Edward Howard
1683: Samuel Pordage
1683: Francis Quarles
1683: Sir Charles Sedley
How many Poems writ in ancient time,
Which thy Fore-fathers had in great esteem,
Which in the crowded Shops bore any rate,
And sold like News-Books, and Affairs of State,
Have grown contemptible, and slighted since,
As Pordig, Fleckno, or the British Prince?