Ajax - NOTES TO A LETTER WRITTEN BY A GENTLEMAN

NOTES TO A LETTER WRITTEN BY A GENTLEMAN

1. a fountain standing on pillars, like that in Ariosto] Side note: 43. Canto.

2. shg place:] Side note: A shooting place written with Pythagoras' letter.

3. de slovilitate morum] "Of slovenly manners." A pun on De Civilitas Morum "Of civil manners", a famous work of instruction by Erasmus of Rotterdam. Slovilitas is a nonce-word, seemingly invented by Harington.

4. Philostilpnos] "lover of cleanness".

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