They included both William Davenant, a godson of Shakespeare and Sir john suckling, the inventor of the card game cribbage.
A collection of all the incomparable peeces written by Sir john suckling and published by a friend to perpetuate his memory.
The lines, he told me, were Sir john suckling's; and he gave them standing, in excellent voice and elegant gesture.
Captain the Hon. john suckling treated us, nearly or remotely as we might be connected with him, with impartiality that night.
This captain was a grandnephew of Sir john suckling the poet, and one of the great men of the family—himself acknowledging it.
Sir john suckling also has given a description of this pastime with allegorical personages, which is quoted by Brand.
Any more than they did when Sir john suckling apostrophised the "wee, sleekit, cow'rin', tim'rous beastie."