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English citations of pestre
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- 1563, Barnabe Googe, reprinted in 1871, in Eglogs, Epytaphes, & Sonettes, page 123:
- With ragyng flames flong rounde about / he pestres all the ayre.
- 1564, Desiderius Erasmus quoted in The Apophthegmes of Erasmus, page #179:
- That we may not with to many thinges pestre and cloy the Reader.