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Poem by Ben Jonson


Epitaph on the Countess of Pembroke


UNDERNEATH this sable herse
Lies the subject of all verse.
Sidneys sister, Pembrokes mother;
Death! ere thou hast slain another,
Learnd and fair and good as she,
Time shall throw a dart at thee.



Ben Jonson


Ben Jonson's other poems:
  1. To Censorious Courtling
  2. Begging Another
  3. To Francis Beaumont
  4. Living By
  5. Porth Ceiriad Bay


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