Quotation by Ben Jonson

Though beautie be the marke of praise,
And yours of whom I sing be such
As not the world can praise too much,
Yet is't your vertue now I raise.
Ben Jonson (1572–1637), British dramatist, poet. An Elegy (l. 1–4). . .

The Complete Poems [Ben Jonson]. George Parfitt, ed. (1988) Penguin.
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