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Poem by Ben Jonson


Epitaph on the Countess of Pembroke


UNDERNEATH this sable herse
Lies the subject of all verse.
Sidneys sister, Pembrokes mother;
Death! ere thou hast slain another,
Learnd and fair and good as she,
Time shall throw a dart at thee.



Ben Jonson


Ben Jonson's other poems:
  1. To Censorious Courtling
  2. His Supposed Mistress
  3. A Hymn to God the Father
  4. Queen and Huntress
  5. To Francis Beaumont


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