“Oh, you are a great deal too particular,” remarked the Rhymester crossly.
“Oh, one was, ‘You are requested not to put your feet on the cushions,’” said the Rhymester.
“Waste of money, I call it,” said the Rhymester, sniffing contemptuously.
The young gentleman who is a rhymester himself, grows interested.
Dobbs exploded in a paroxysm of laughter and coughing over his own cleverness as a rhymester.
He had been an officer in the navy, but fell through infamous conduct to be the rhymester of running patterers.
The rhymester who made Robinson Crusoe exclaim, "Oh, solitude, where are the charms that sages have seen in thy face?"
Another Boston rhymester called him "puny John from Northampton, a meek-mouth moderate man."
In some of these instances the parodies may denote no real hostility but merely a rhymester's attempt to be clever.
Milton saw nothing in the first efforts of Dryden that made him consider Dryden better than a rhymester.