(70—19 bc) Roman poet
(1608—1674) poet and polemicist
(d. 1638) friend of John Milton
(1884—1946) American author and journalist
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1 a shepherd singer in Virgil's eighth Eclogue;
2 a name adopted by poets for a rustic swain. Cf. Epitaphium Damonis, Milton's Latin elegy on his friend Diodati.
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