Ben Jonson quotes

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Have you seen but a bright lily grow
Before rude hands have touch'd it?
Let it not your wonder move,
Less your laughter, that I love.
Rhyme, the rack of finest wits,
That expresseth but by fits
Hear me, O God!
A broken heart,
Blueness doth express trueness.
Though beautie be the marke of praise,
And yours of whom I sing be such
And since our Daintie age,
Cannot indure reproofe,
Buz, quoth the blue fly,
Hum, quoth the bee,
The owl is abroad, the bat and the toad,
And so is the cat-a-mountain;
With pictures full, of wax and of wool,
Their livers I stick with needles quick;
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