John Heywood


John Heywood Poems

1. A Praise Of His Lady 1/4/2003
2. Of Books And Cheese 12/16/2014
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Of Books And Cheese

NO two things in all things can seem only one;
Because two things so must be one thing alone.
Howbeit, reading of books and eating of cheese,
No two things, for some things, more like one than these.
The talent of one cheese in mouths of ten men
Hath ten different tastes in judgment- most times when
He saith ''tis too salt'; he saith ''tis too fresh';
He saith ''tis too hard'; he saith''tis too nesh.*'
'It is too strong of the rennet,' saith he;
'It is,' he saith, 'not strong enough for me.'
'It is,' saith another, 'well as can be.'
No two of any ten in ...

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