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" Shakespeare was godfather to one of Ben Jonson's children, and, after the christening, being in a deep study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and asked him why he was so melancholy. ' No faith, Ben,' says he, ' not I, but I have been considering a great... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 605
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1841
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...him up, and askt him why he was so melancholy f " No, 'faith, Ben, says he, not I ; but I have beene considering a great while what should be the fittest...upon my god-child, and I have resolv'd at last." " I pr'ythee, what ?" says he. " 1'faith, Ben, I'll give him a douzen good tatten spoons, and thou...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1808
...Jonson's children, and after the christen:ng, being in deepe study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and ask'd him why he was so melancholy : No 'faith, Ben, says...bestow upon my godchild, and I have resolv'd at last. I pr'ythee, what ? says he I' faith, Ben, -I 'll give him a douzen good fatten [Latin] spoons, and...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1808
...Jonson's children, and after the christening, being in deepe study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and ask'd him why he was so melancholy: No 'faith, Ben, says...bestow upon my godchild, and I have resolv'd at last. I pr'ythee, what! says he.I'faith, Ben, I '11 give him a douzen good latten [Latin] spoons, and thou...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1808
...Jonson's children, and after the christening, heing in deepe study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and ask'd him why he was so melancholy : No 'faith, Ben, says he, not I ; hut I have heen considering a great while what should he the fittest gift for me to hestow upon my...
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Hamlet Travestie: In Three Acts

John Poole - English drama - 1811 - 109 pages
...as accidentally came in his way. This is incontrovertibly proved by the following anecdote : " why he was so melancholy ? ' No 'faith, Ben/ "...gift for me to bestow " upon my god-child, and I have resolved at last,' ' I " pr'ythee what ?' says he. ' rfaitb,Ben, I'll give him " some Latin ipondees,...
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Hamlet travestie: with burlesque annotations

John Poole - 1811
...passages as accidentally came in his way. This is incontrovertibly proved by the following anecdote: " why he was so melancholy ?' No 'faith, Ben,' "...gift for me to bestow " upon my god-child, and I have resolved at last,'' I " pr'ythee what ?' says he. ' l'faith,Ben, I'll give him " some Latin spondees,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...Jonson's children, and after the christening, being in deepe study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and ask'd him why he was so melancholy : No 'faith, Ben, says...considering a great while what should be the fittest gifi for me to bestow upon my godchild, and I have resolv'd at last. I pr'ythee, what ? says he. ...
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Hamlet travestie: in three acts: with burlesque annotations, after the ...

John Poole - Drama - 1814
...came to cheer him up, and asked him " why he was so melancholy ? ' No, 'faith, Ben,' " says lie, ' not I ; but I have been considering a great " while...gift for me to bestow " upon my god-child, and I have resolved at last,' ' I " pr'ythee what1?' says he. ' I'faith, Ben, I'll give him " some Latin spondees,...
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The works of Ben Jonson...: with notes critical and explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...Jonson's children, and after the christening, being in deep study, Jonson came to cheer him up ; and asked him why he was so melancholy ? No faith, Ben, says...fittest gift for me to bestow upon my god-child, and 1 have resolved at last. I prithee what, says he ? I'faith, Ben, I'll e'en give her a dozen good Latin...
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Hamlet Travestie: In Three Acts

John Poole - English drama - 1816 - 109 pages
...This is iucontrovertibly proved by the following anecdote : " why he was so melancholy 1 ' No, 'faith, Ben,' " says he, ' not I ; but I have...gift for me to bestow " upon my god-child, and I have resolved at last.' ' I " pr'ythee what 1' says he. ' I'faith, Ben, I'll give him " some Latin spondtes,...
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