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" He that will swear, Jeronimo, or Andronicus, are the best plays yet? shall pass unexcepted at here, as a man whose judgment shews it is constant, and hath stood still these five and twenty or thirty years. "
A History of English Dramatic Literature: To the Death of Queen Anne - Page 305
by Sir Adolphus William Ward - 1899 - 1940 pages
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811
...with him, though they indite and arraign plays daily. He that will swear, Jerónimo, or Audranicus, are the best plays yet, shall pass unexcepted at here, as a man whose judgment shews it is constant, and hath stood still these rive-and-lwenty or thirty years. Though it be an ignorance,...
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Hypercriticism exposed; in a letter addressed to the readers of 'The ...

Stephen Jones, Octavius Graham Gilchrist - 1812
...it is, in fact, the opprobrium of genuine criticism. (X.) See Note* (VI.), (XXXIX.), and(XLU.). 10 shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five and twenty or thirty years.' " We have adverted to the favourable circumstances under which the present volumes were undertaken...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 7

English literature - 1812
...faithful representative of the spectator in Bartholomew fair; — namely, ' one whose judgment shews it is constant, and hath stood still these five and twenty or thirty years.' We have adverted to the favourable circumstances under which the present volumes were undertaken; the...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 23

Literary Criticism - 1838
...Induction to Bartholomew Fair, first acted in 1614, makes the speakers say, ' He that will swear,Jeronimo, or Andronicus, are the best plays, yet shall pass...judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five-and-twenty or thirty years." Five-andtwenty years before this time Shakspere was in his twenty-fifth...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 23

English literature - 1838
...boy-writer. Ben Jonson, in his Induction to Bartholomew Fair, first acted in 1614, makes the speakers say, ' He that will swear( Jeronimo , or Andronicus, are the best plays, yet shall pass unexccpted at here, as a man whose judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still thele five-and-twenty...
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Studies of Shakspere, forming a companion volume to every edition of the text

Charles Knight - 1849
...Shakspere. Ben Jonson, in the Induction to his 'Bartholomew Fair,' first acted in 1614, says — " He that will swear ' Jeronimo,' or ' Andronicus,'...judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five-and-twenty or thirty years. Though it be an ignorance, it is a virtuous and staid ignorance ;...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 pages
...we do know that one of the plays here mentioned belongs to the same epoch as ' Titus Andronicus.' " He that will swear ' Jeronimo,' or ' Andronicus,' are the best plays yet, shall pass unexccpted at here, as a man whose judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five-and-twenty...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1852
...Andronieus.' Ben Jonson, in the Induction to his ' Bartholomew Fair,' first acted in 1614, says — " He that will swear ' Jeronimo,' or ' Andronicus,'...unexcepted at here, as a man whose judgment shows it ig constant, and hath stood still these five-and- twenty or thirty years. Though it be an ignorance,...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1852
...says — "He that will swear 'Jeronimo,' or'Andronicus,' are the best plays yet, shall pass unezcepted at here, as a man whose judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five-and-twenty or thirty years. | Though it be an ignorance, it is a virtuous and staid ignorance...
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The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with additional notes

William Shakespeare - 1856
...acted in l6I4, says — " He that will swear ' Jeronimo,' or ' Andronicus,' are the best plays get, shall pass unexcepted at here, as a. man whose judgment shows it is constant, and hath stood still these five-andtwenty or thirty years. Though it be an ignorance, it is a virtuous and staid ignorance ; and,...
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