Are there any common phrases, short poems or sayings in English that have 16 or 17 syllables?

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away." has 11.

"Jack and Jill went up the hill, and Jill came tumbling after." has 15

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    Most Haikus are an answer to this question. This is much too broad. – Laurel Jan 11 at 20:14
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