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" Their plays are now the most pleasant and frequent entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakespeare's or Jonson's : the reason is, because there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and pathos in their... "
The Jonson Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597 ... - Page 343
edited by - 1922 - 466 pages
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1750
...of theirs being Acted through the Year, for one of Shake/pear's or Jonfon's ; the Reafon is, becaufe there is a certain Gaiety in their Comedies, and Pathos in their more ferious Plays, which fuits generally with all Mens Humour. Shake/pear's Language is likewife a little...
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The critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden, now first ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - History - 1800
...frequent entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakspeare'i or Jonson's: the reason is, because there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and pathos in four or Jive plays with Fletcher." But he was certainly mistaken ; for the following nine plays were...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...frequent entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakspeare's or Jonson's : the reason is, because there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and pathos in four or Jive plays with Fletcher." But he was certainly mistaken ; for the following nine plays were...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 2

John Dryden - 1800
...entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakspeare's or Jonson's t the reason is, because there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and pathos in four or Jive plays with Fletcher*" But he was certainly mistaken ; for the following nine plays were...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...frequent entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year, for one of Shakspeare's or Jonson's : the reason is, because there is a certain...plays, which suits generally with all men's humours. Shakspeare's language is likewise a little obsolete, and Ben Jonson's wit comes short of theirs. Ben....
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...frequent entertainments of the stage ; two of theirs being acted through the year, for one of Shakspeare's or Jonson's : the reason is, because there is a certain...comedies, and pathos in their more serious plays, which smts generally with all men's humours. Shakspeare's language is likewise a little obsolete, and Ben...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...theirs being acted through the year, for one of Shakspeare's or Jonson's: the reason is, be* cause there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and pathos...plays, which suits generally with all men's humours. Shakspeare's language is likewise a little obsolete, and Ben Jonson ' wit comes short of theirs....
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...Their plays are now the most pleasant and frequent ente-rtainments of the stage; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakespeare's or...because there is a certain gaiety in their comedies, and * Humour, in the ancient dramatic language, signified somepeculuir or fantastic bias, or habit of mind,...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...Their plays are now the most pleasant and frequent entertainments of the stage; two of theirs being acted through the year for one of Shakespeare's or...Jonson's* : the reason is, because there is a certain * The reader will recollect that this essay was written in the latter end of the reign of Charles the...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1811
...Their plays are now the most pleasant and frequent entertainments of the stage, two of theirs being acted through the year, for one of Shakespeare's or...more serious plays, which suits generally with all mens humour. Shakespeare's language is likewise a little obsolete, and Ben Jonson's wit comes short...
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