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" Justice, what great lady by the pigwoman, what concealed statesman, by the seller of mousetraps, and so of the rest. But that such person, or persons so found, be left discovered to the mercy of the Author, as a forfeiture to the stage, and your laughter,... "
Government regulation of Elizabethan drama - Page 133
by Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve - 1908 - 259 pages
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An examination of the charges maintained by messrs. Malone, Chalmers and ...

Octavius Graham Gilchrist - 1808
...the ginger-bread woman; who, by the hobby-horse man; who, by the costar-monger; who, by their wares; and so of the rest. But > that such person or persons,...forfeiture to the stage, and your laughter aforesaid." To the sources already described, we mightj perhaps, without danger of correction, refer the nest of...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 4

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...the justice, what great lady by the pigwoman, what concealed statesman by the seller of mouse- traps, and so of the rest. But that such person, or persons,...desperately, or ambitiously play the fool by his place afore- ' Jp said, to challenge the author of scurrility, because the t language somewhere savours of...
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Ben Jonson, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1894
...their wares. Or that will pretend to affirm on his own inspired ignorance, what Mirror of Magistrates1 is meant by the justice, what great lady by the pigwoman,...to the mercy of the author, as a forfeiture to the stagey and your laughter aforesaid. As also such as shall so desperately, or ambitiously play the fool...
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Bartholomew Fair

Ben Jonson - 1904 - 238 pages
...of Moufe-trappes, and fo of the reft. But that fuch perfon, or perfons, fo found, be left difcouered to the mercy of the Author, as a forfeiture to the Stage, and your 5 laughter, aforefaid. As alfo, fuch as (hall fo defperately, or ambitioufly, play the foole by his...
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Bartholomew Fair

Ben Jonson - Drama - 1963 - 244 pages
...gingerbread-woman, who by the hobbyhorseman, who by the costermonger, nay, who by their wares. Or that i25 will pretend to affirm, on his own inspired ignorance,...to the mercy of the author, as a forfeiture to the i30 stage and your laughter aforesaid. As also, such as shall so desperately or ambitiously play the...
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Bartholomew Fair

Ben Jonson - Drama - 2000 - 195 pages
...ignorance, 145 what Mirror of Magistrates is meant by the Justice, what great lady by the pig woman, what concealed statesman by the seller of mousetraps,...mercy of the author, as a forfeiture to the stage and 150 your laughter aforesaid. As also, such as shall so desperately or ambitiously play the fool by...
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Epicene, Or, The Silent Woman

Ben Jonson - Drama - 2003 - 338 pages
...'agreement' with the audience in BF concerning anyone caught associating the characters with real people: 'that such person, or persons so found, be left discovered...forfeiture to the Stage, and your laughter, aforesaid' (Induction, 145-8). true] actual, taken from life. For he knows, poet never credit gained By writing...
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Laughing and Weeping in Early Modern Theatres

Matthew Steggle - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 158 pages
...seeking to read personal satire in the play, the Book-Holder warns the audience, will themselves become "discovered to the mercy of the Author, as a forfeiture to the Stage, and your laughter, aforesaid" - a difficult phrase, seemingly implying that people who look for personal satire in the play become...
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