Rochester crowns his Monkey

John Wilmot
2nd Earl of Rochester

1647 - 1680
Rake, Soldier, Courtier and Poet

"Rochester's Poems form a kind of "Parnasse Satyrique"
into which a modern reader can scarcely venture to dip"

said the victorian critic Edmund Gosse

click on rochester's picture for the poems

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