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  • But just as the agreeable jester rose into the earnest satirist, one of the most striking peculiarities of his style became a more manifest defect.
  • So that in Rome also Cynicism was partly the butt of the satirist and partly the ideal of the thinker.
  • The fools are given a local colour, and Barclay appears as the unsparing satirist of the social evils of his time.
  • 84-98) show that Timon possessed some of the, qualities of a great satirist, together with a command of the hexameter; but he had no loftier aim than to awaken laughter.
  • JOHN OLDHAM (1653-1683), English satirist, son of a Presbyterian minister, was born at Shipton Moyne, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, on the 9th of August 1653.

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