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Quotation by Ben Jonson
Buz, quoth the blue fly,
Hum, quoth the bee,
Buz and hum they cry,
And so do we:
In his ear, in his nose, thus, do you see?
He ate the dormouse, else it was he.
Ben Jonson (1572–1637), British dramatist, poet. Buz, quoth the blue fly (l. 1–6). . .
The Complete Poems [Ben Jonson]. George Parfitt, ed. (1988) Penguin.
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