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Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount

Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount

by Ben Jonson

Death Quotes

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Quote #4

Oh, I could still,
Like melting snow upon some craggy hill,
Drop, drop, drop, drop (8-10)

The melting of snow suggests an end to winter (and all the frozen death that comes with it) and hence beginning of spring. Perhaps in death there is new life, a new "spring," just as Narcissus' death resulted in a blooming daffodil.

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