John Cleveland Poems
|2.||Fuscara, or the Bee Errant ( excerpt)||1/1/2004|
|3.||The Scots Apostasie||4/10/2010|
|4.||An Elegy On Ben Jonson||4/10/2010|
|5.||The Rebel Scot||4/10/2010|
|6.||Upon Phillis Walking In A Morning Before Sun-rising||4/10/2010|
|7.||On the Memory of Mr. Edward King, Drown'd in the Irish Seas||1/1/2004|
An Elegy On Ben Jonson
WHO first reform'd our Stage with justest Lawes,
And was the first best Judge in his owne Cause?
Who (when his Actors trembled for Applause)
Could (with a noble Confidence) preferre
His owne, by right, to a whole Theater;
From Principles which he knew could not erre.
Who to his FABLE did his Persons fitt,