Old Mother Wit, and Nature gave Shakespeare and Fletcher all they have; In Spenser, and in Jonson, Art Of slower Nature got the start.
Too nicely Jonson knew the critic's part, Nature in him was almost lost in Art.william collins
If I would compare [Jonson] with Shakespeare, I must acknowledge him the more correct poet, but Shakespeare the greater wit.john dryden
Rest in soft peace, and, asked, say here doth lie Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry.Ben Jonson
Too nicely Jonson knew the critic's part;Nature in him was almost lost in Art.william collins
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