Two of his epigrams against Virgil, and three against Tully, are preserved and refuted by Franciscus Floridus, who can find no better names than
Graeculus ineptus et impudens (Hody, p. 274.)
In our own times, an English critic has accused the Aeneid of containing,
multa languida, nugatoria, spiritû et majestate carminis heroici defecta;
many such verses as he, the said Jeremiah Markland, would have been ashamed of owning (praefat. ad Statii Sylvas, p. 21, 22).