Quotation by Ben Jonson

'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
Ben Jonson (c. 1572–1637), British dramatist, poet. repr. In The Complete Plays, vol. 2, ed. G.A. Wilkes (1981). Julia, in The Poetaster, act 2, sc. 2, l. 179-80 (performed 1601, published 1616).
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