Definition of Rimesters
1. rimester [n] - See also: rimester
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Literary usage of Rimesters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elizabethan Criticism of Poetry by Guy Andrew Thompson (1914)
"The contemptuous complaints of the critics against the low rimesters are seconded by the dramatists. ..."
2. The Influence of Milton on English Poetry by Raymond Dexter Havens (1922)
"2 Strangely enough, some of the rimesters themselves shared these extreme opinions. As early as 1691 one wished that he had "broken a barbarous custom and ..."
3. The Rise of English Literary Prose by George Philip Krapp (1915)
"... into the blustering, robustious, but formless writing of a host of popular rimesters, pamphleteers, and preachers of the Tudor and Elizabethan periods. ..."
4. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"... though with his experience in ballad-collecting Ritson should have known that these ballads were "good-nights" foisted by professional rimesters on Anne ..."
5. A Literary History of the English People from the Renaissance to the Civil by Jean Jules Jusserand (1906)
"... graduates perchance of Oxford, and low rimesters, versifiers of ballads, treating in vulgar style for a vulgar audience, the same subjects. ..."
6. An Anthology of German Literature by Calvin Thomas (1909)
"Later he turned against them and against the whole tribe of insincere occasional rimesters, who were bringing the poetic art into contempt. ..."
7. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"... to any of the well known poets of the time; but rather to one of those bohemian rimesters that wrote all too abundantly on all sorts of subjects. ..."