The Works of Ben. Jonson: The alchemist. Catiline, his conspiracy. Bartholomew Fair (Google eBook)

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D. Midwinter, 1756
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Page 119 - FACE. They did pass through the doors then, Or walls, I assure their eye-sights, and their spectacles; For here, sir, are the keys, and here have been, In this my pocket, now above twenty days ! And for before, I kept the fort alone there. But that 'tis yet not deep i...
Page 134 - Sir, I can take no knowledge That they are yours, but by public means. If you can bring certificate that you were gull'd of 'em, Or any formal writ out of a court, That you did cozen yourself, I will not hold them.
Page 73 - But, Face, How cam'st thou by this secret Don? Face. A spirit Brought me th' intelligence in a paper, here, As I was conjuring yonder in my circle For Surly: I ha' my flies abroad. Your bath Is famous, Subtle, by my means. Sweet Dol, You must go tune your virginal, no losing O
Page 34 - Gainst cob-webs. I have a piece of Jason's fleece, too, Which was no other than a book of alchemy, Writ in large sheep-skin, a good fat ram-vellum. Such was Pythagoras...
Page 132 - The house is mine here, and the doors are open ; If there be any such persons as you seek for, Use your authority, search on o
Page 301 - ... shadowed as it were; it may be eaten, and in the Fair, I take it, in a booth, the tents of the wicked : the place is not much, not very much, we may be religious in the midst of the profane, so it be eaten with a reformed mouth, with sobriety, and humbleness; not gorged in...
Page 47 - I'll believe That Alchemy is a pretty kind of game, Somewhat like tricks o' the cards, to cheat a man With charming.
Page 33 - I'll show you a book, where Moses, and his sister, And Solomon, have written of the Art ; Ay, and a treatise penn'd by Adam.
Page 408 - Your Majesty hath seen the play, and you Can best allow it from your ear and view. You know the scope of writers, and what store Of leave is given them, if they take not more, And turn it into licence : you can tell If we have...
Page 94 - FACE. Or what do you say to a collar of brawn, cut down Beneath the souse, and wriggled with a knife?

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