Quotation by Robert Herrick

Here lies Jonson with the rest
Of the poets; but the best.
Reader, would'st thou more have known?
Ask his story, not this stone.
That will speak what this can't tell
Of his glory. So farewell.
Robert Herrick (1591–1674), British poet. Upon Ben Jonson (l. 1–6). . .

Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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