September 7, 2010

Ben Jonson

"Follow a shadow, it flies you,
Seem to fly it, it will pursue:
So court a mistress, she denies you.
let her alone, she will court you
Say,are not women truly, then,
Styl'd but the shadows of us men?"

Ben Jonson (Westminster, Londen, ±11 juni 1572 – aldaar, 6 augustus 1637)

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