The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Biographical Memoir, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Bickers and Son, 1875 - English drama
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Page 347 - Lord, James, by the grace of God King of England, France, and Ireland; Defender of the Faith. And of Scotland the seven and fortieth.
Page 43 - Come on, sir. Now you set your foot on shore In Novo Orbe ; here's the rich Peru : And there within, sir, are the golden mines, Great Solomon's Ophir!
Page 515 - In good set terms and yet a motley fool. '.Good morrow, fool,' quoth I. ' No, sir,' quoth he, ' Call me not fool till heaven hath sent me fortune : ' And then he drew a dial from his poke, And, looking on it with lack-lustre eye, Says very wisely, ' It is ten o'clock : Thus we may see...
Page 46 - Why? Do you think I fable with you? I assure you. He that has once the flower of the sun, The perfect ruby which we call elixir, Not only can do that, but by its virtue, Can confer honour, love, respect, long life, Give safety, valour: yea, and victory, To whom he will. In eight and twenty days, I'll make an old man of fourscore, a child.
Page 52 - For I do mean To have a list of wives and concubines Equal with Solomon, who had the stone Alike with me ; and I will make me a back With the elixir that shall be as tough As Hercules, to encounter fifty a night.
Page 44 - If he deny, ha' him beaten to 't, as he is That brings him the commodity. No more Shall thirst of satin, or the covetous hunger Of velvet entrails, for a rude-spun cloak, To be displayed at Madam Augusta's, make The sons of Sword and Hazard fall before The golden calf, and on their knees, whole nights, Commit idolatry with wine and trumpets: Or go a feasting after drum and ensign.
Page 57 - Jn the just point : prevent your day at morning. This argues something, worthy of a fear Of importune and carnal appetite. Take heed you do .not cause the blessing leave you, With your ungovern'd haste.
Page 217 - Sejanus you may take notice of the scene betwixt Livia and the physician which is a pleasant satire upon the artificial helps of beauty: in Catiline you may see the parliament of women; the little envies of them to one another; and all that passes betwixt Curio and Fulvia: scenes admirable in their kind, but of an ill mingle with the rest.
Page 30 - And therefore Face. Why, this changes quite the case. Do you think that I dare move him ? Dap. If you please, sir ; All's one to him, I see. Face. What ! for that money ? I cannot with my conscience ; nor should you Make the request, methinks. Dap. No, sir, I mean To add consideration. Face. Why then, sir, I'll try.
Page 334 - It scarcely seems necessary to enlarge on a story so familiar; but it may not be amiss to say a few words on the treatment which this tragedy has received.

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