jonson quotes

- 10 of 70 Results
Here lies Jonson with the rest
Of the poets; but the best.
...
Farewell, thou child of my right hand, and joy;
My sin was too much hope of thee, loved boy.
...
Many were the wit-combates betwixt him and Ben Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great Gallion, and an English man of War; ...
Gascoigne, Ben Jonson, Greville, Raleigh, Donne,
Poets who wrote great poems, one by one,
...
What heaven-entreated heart is this
Stands trembling at the gate of bliss;
...
He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.
Where we such clusters had,
As made us nobly wild, not mad;
...
When I a verse shall make,
Know I have prayed thee,
For old religion's sake,
Saint Ben, to aid me.
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.
...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help