Ben Jonson

11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637 / London / England

Epitaph On The Countess Of Pembroke

Underneath this sable hearse
Lies the subject of all verse,
Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother:
Death! ere thou hast slain another,
Learned, and fair, and good as she,
Time shall throw a dart at thee.
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