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" scaped world's and flesh's rage, And if no other misery, yet age! Rest in soft peace, and asked, say, Here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry. "
The North American Review - Page 603
1896
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Poetaster, Issues 27-28

Ben Jonson - 1616 - 282 pages
...19-20). The child was in his seventh year. Cf. Epigram 45, with its beautiful couplet: Rest in soft peace, and asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of Poetry. 3. 1. 143-4. I ... Phcebvs. 'Alluding to the plague sent by Apollo among the Grecians, on account...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 6-7

Anna Maria Hall
...boy ! Seven years were lent to me, and I thee pay Kxactcd by thy fate, on the just day. llcst in soft peace ! and, asked, say — Here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry! For whoso sake, henceforth, all his vowg bo Cla. (softly). Rare Ben Jonson ! Bur. There's my...
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Pictures and Flowers for Child-lovers

1861 - 211 pages
...? To have so soon 'scaped world's and flesh's rage, And if no other misery, yet age ? Rest in soft peace, and asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson, his best piece of poetry ! CURIOSITY. 35 CURIOSITY. (EXTRACT.) IN the pleased infant see its power expand, "When first...
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The poems of Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, and Ben Jonson, ed., with ...

Robert Greene - 1876 - 544 pages
...To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age ! Rest in soft peace, and, asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry; For whose sake, henceforth, all his vows be such, As what he loves may never like too much....
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The Poems of Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, and Ben Jonson

Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson - 1878 - 544 pages
...To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age ! Rest in soft peace, and, asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry ; For whose sake, henceforth, all his vows be such, As what he loves may never like too much....
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson - 1879 - 686 pages
...To have so soon 'scaped world's, and flesh's rage. And, if no other misery, yet age ? Eest in soft peace and, asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry ; For whose sake, henceforth, all his vows be such, As what he loves may never like too much....
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 393 pages
...? To have so soon 'scaped world's and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age ? Rest in soft peace ! and asked, say, Here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry, For whose sake, henceforth, all his vows be such, As what he loves may never like too much....
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Biographical and Critical Studies

James Thomson - 1896 - 483 pages
...memory of this his first son, who was named after him ; it contains the distich — " Rest in soft peace, and asked, say here doth lie BEN JONSON, his best piece of Poetry." Continuing from Drummond : " He was delated by Sir James Murray to the King, for writing something...
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Biographical and Critical Studies

James Thomson - 1896 - 483 pages
...the memory of this his first son, who was named after him ; it contains the distich— " Rest in soft peace, and asked, say here doth lie BEN JONSON, his best piece of Poetry." Continuing from Drummond : " He was delated by Sir James Murray to the King, for writing something...
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A History of English Poetry, Volume 3

William John Courthope - 1903
...: — 1 Ie Live expecting when and studying how I shall go myself. 2 Martial, xii. 34. Rest in soft peace, and asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry : For whose sake henceforth all his vows be such As what he loves may never like too much. On...
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