See headnote to No. 15.
From A New Discourse of a Stale Subiect, Called The Metamorphosis of Aiax (1956), sigs. Aav-Aa2; repr. in edition of E. Donno (1962), p. 207:
They descanted of the new Faerie Queene and the olde both, and the greatest fault they coulde finde in it was that the last verse disordered their mouthes, and was lyke a trycke of xvii in a sinkapace.
See headnote to No. 71. Lisle's philological preoccupations are reflected in the passage below.
From the epistle To the Readers, prefatory to Part of Du Bartast, English and French, and in his Owne Kinde of Verse (1625; but written c. 1596), sigs. ¶¶4-¶¶4v:
I was about to end; but may not forget to let you vnderstand, that this Bartassian verse (not vnlike herein to the Latin Pentameter) hath euer