Selected lyrics and satires of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
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Published by Forge Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited with introduction by Ronald Duncan.
ContributionsDuncan, Ronald, 1914-1982.
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Open LibraryOL13856934M

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Libertine Lyrics and Shorter Satires Song. [By all Loves soft, yet mighty Pow'rs] Love to a Woman. [Love a Woman! Th'rt an Ass] Nestor. [Vulcan contrive me such a Cupp] On the Women about Town. [Too longe the Wise Commons] To the Post Boy. [Son of a Whore, God Damn you, can you tell] The Disabled Debauchee. [As some brave Admiral, in former War] Seneca. Troas. A Satyr on Charles II By John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Edited and annotated by Jack Lynch. A letter of 20 January explains a story behind this poem: “My Lord Rochester fled from Court some time since for delivering (by mistake) into the King’s hands a terrible lampoon of his own making against the King, instead of another the King. John Wilmot was born April 1, at Ditchley Mansion in Oxfordshire. He was the son of Henry and Anne Wilmot Henry was very involved with Charles I and Charles II Wilmot received his MA at Wadham College in Oxford at age 14 He was vain and capricious but full of wit And drunk. About John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. 1 April – 26 July English courtier, poet and rascal. Few of his works were published in his lifetime (it wasn’t the done thing for gentlemen to.

The Letters of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. by John Wilmot (Earl of) ROCHESTER and Jeremy TREGLOWN | 12 Dec Selected Lyrics and Satires. by John Wilmot Rochester | 1 Sep Paperback Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide. Wilmot, John, 2nd Earl Of Rochester Quotes April 1, – J John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (April 1 – July 26 ) was an English nobleman, a friend of King Charles II of England, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry. The Literary London Journal, (Spring ): 3 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (): Poet and Man about Towne Nicholas Fisher (Institute of English Studies, University of London, UK) The Literary London Journal, Volume 13 Number 1 (Spring ) Abstract: The influence of the Court and theatre on the life and work of the Earl of Rochester (–80) has long been recognised, but File Size: KB.   John Wilmot (1 April – 26 July ) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court. The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked. He died as a result of venereal disease at the age Born: ()1 April , Ditchley, Oxfordshire, .