The Captain

Who is he?  And Why?

John Wilmot, the 17th century English libertine, published his poem Capitain Dildo in 1673.

You ladies all of merry England
Who have been to kiss the Duchess’s hand,
Pray, did you not lately observe in the show
A noble Italian called Capitain Dildo? …
A rabble of pricks who were welcomed before,
Now finding the porter denied them the door,
Maliciously waited his coming below
And inhumanly fell on Capitain Dildo …


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