Ben Jonson Quote

Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself,... with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns.


Every man in his humour. Every man out of his humour. Cynthia's revels; or, the fountain of self-love (ed. 1756)

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Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself,... with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns.

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Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself,... with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns.

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Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself,... with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns.

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Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself,... with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns.