His Comoedies will remaine witt as long as the English tongue is understood, for that he handles mores hominum [the ways of mankind]. Now our present writers reflect so much on particular persons and coxcombeities that twenty yeares hence they will not be understood.
Our Poets make us laugh at Tragœdy, And with their Comoedies they make us cry.villiers, george, 2nd duke of buckingham
Our Poets make us laugh at Tragœdy, And with their Comoedies they make us cry.
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