There is some truth in the satire, but it wholly misrepresents her rupture with Chopin.
Dryden, while compelled to honour him as an upright judge, overwhelmed his memory with scathing, if venal, satire; and Dryden's satire has been accepted as truth by later historians.
Here he translated Sebastian Brant's Ship of Fools, and even introduced his neighbours into the satire: _ - "For if one can flatter, and beare a Hauke on his fist, He shall be parson of Honington or Cist."
He was called to the bar four years later, and practised as a barrister for a short time; but in 18-61, after two comparatively false starts in poetry and fiction, he made his first noteworthy appearance as a writer with a satire called The Season, which contained incisive lines, and was marked by some promise both in wit and observation.
Thomas Garnet, who suffered for supposed implication in the Gunpowder Plot, rose from the dead to encourage the Jesuits in the first satire, and in the third Ignatius Loyola is represented as dictating his wishes to his disciples from his death-bed.
This poem was a brilliant satire on contemporary manners, and enjoyed an extraordinary success.
Panegyric and satire (hija`) were his chief instruments.
The only voice with which the poet of this age can express himself with force and sincerity is that of satire and satiric epigram.
The spirit of Rome appears only as animating the protest of Lucan, the satire of Persius and Juvenal, the sombre picture which Tacitus paints of the annals of the empire.
In point of form the satire of Lucilius owed nothing to the Greeks.
But the most discriminating character of Garrick, slightly tinged with satire, is that drawn by Goldsmith in his poem of Retaliation.
In his antipathy to Christianity, which appears to him barbaric and superstitious, he gives himself up to the scepticism and satire of a man of the world through which he comes in contact with Epicurean tendencies."
In the autumn he reached London, and in Thomas More's house in Bucklersbury wrote the witty satire which Milton found "in every one's hands" at Cambridge in 1628, and which is read to this day.
His satire Babie Kolo (The Women's Circle) gave offence on account of its personalities.
Naruszewicz has not the happy vivacity of Krasicki; he attempts all kinds of poetry, especially satire and fable.
Being still more free and personal in its satire than those which had preceded it, it was immediately ordered to be burned by the common hangman.
Many an irksome noise, go a long way off, is heard as music, a proud, sweet satire on the meanness of our lives.
His satire has been less bitter of late, and there was a monk he received and had a long talk with.