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" Ah Ben! Say how or when Shall we, thy guests, Meet at those lyric feasts, Made at the Sun, The Dog, the Triple Tun ; Where we such clusters had, As made us nobly wild, not mad ? And yet each verse of thine Out-did the meat, out-did the frolic wine. My... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 168
1822
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...verse of thine Outdid the meat, outdid the frolick wine. * Certain celebrated taverns of those days. My Ben ! Or come again, Or send to us Thy wit's great...us yet Wisely to husband it ; Lest we that talent cpend ; And, having once brought to an end That precious stock, the store Of such a wit the world should...
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The Works of Ben Jonson, Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 546 pages
...verse of thine Outdid the meat, outdid the frolic wine. My BEN Or come agen ; Or send to us Thy wits great over-plus : But teach us yet Wisely to husband...that talent spend : And having once brought to an end 3 The Dug is mentioned by Lord Falkland, in one of his letters to our author. " If there be any thing...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

1837 - 588 pages
...? And yet each verse of thine Outdid the meat— outdid the frolick wine! " My Ben ! Or come agen, Or send to us Thy wit's great overplus : But teach...store Of such a wit the world should have no more." No wonder that, with these taverning habits, Jonson lived poor and died no richer. He ceased to swallow...
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The Manchester iris, Volume 1

1822 - 394 pages
...each verse of thine Out-did the meat, out-did the frolick wine. My Ben ! Or come again, Or send to ns Thy wit's great overplus: But teach us yet Wisely...brought to an end That precious stock, the store Of such t wit, the world should have no more. TO A LADY. I do confess thon'rt smooth and fair, And I might...
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The Manchester iris, Volume 1, Issues 1-23

1822 - 206 pages
...clusters had, As made us nobly wild, not mad ? And yet each verse of thine Otit-did the meat, ont-did the frolick wine. My Ben ! Or come again, Or send...yet Wisely to husband it : Lest we that talent spend ; Ami, having once brought to an end That precious stock, the store Of inch a wit, the world should...
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Hesperides (continued) His noble numbers: or, his pious pieces

Robert Herrick - 1823 - 346 pages
...mad ? And yet each verse of thine Out-did the meate, out-did the frolick wine. My Ben ! Or come agen, Or send to us Thy wit's great overplus ; But teach us yet Wisely to husband it, Lest we that tallent spend ; And having once brought to an end That precious stock, the store Of such a wit the...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 2

Robert Herrick - 1825 - 348 pages
...mad ? And yet each verse of thine Out-did the meate, out-did the frolick wine. My -Ben! Or come agen, Or send to us Thy wit's great overplus ; But teach us yet Wisely to husband it, Lest we that tallent spend ; And having once brought to an end That precious stock, the store Of such a wit the...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont) - 486 pages
...Dog, the triple Tun ; Where we .such clusters bad, As made us nobly wild, not mad ' And yet each vorse of thine Outdid the meat, outdid the frolick wine....wit's great overplus ; But teach us yet Wisely to hu's1iaud it ; Lest we that talent spend ; And having once brought to an end That precious stock, the...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 1

1831 - 460 pages
...Wisely to husband It But teach us yet And, having once brought to an end Lest we that talent spend, That precious stock, the store Of such a wit, the world should have no more I No wonder that with these taverning habits, he lived poor and died no richer. He ceased to swallow...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1832 - 846 pages
...JOKSOX'S DISCOVERIES. DEATH OF LOUD RO3SMOIÍE. My Ben, Or come agen, Or send to us Thy wit's i^eat overplus : But teach us yet Wisely to husband it;...store Of such a wit : the world should have no more. A CABINET OF OEMS, FROM BEN JONSON S DISCOVERIES. Very few books contain as much wisdom in aa little...
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