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UPON BEN JONSON [JOHNSON], by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here lies jonson [johnson] with the rest
Last Line: Of his glory. So farewell.
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Jonson, Ben (1572-1637); Poetry & Poets

Here lies Jonson with the rest
Of the poets; but the best.
Reader, would'st thou more have known?
Ask his story, not this stone.
That will speak what this can't tell
Of his glory. So farewell.

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