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" Few of the university pen plays well; they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too. "
Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the ... - Page 490
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908 - 1291 pages
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...as a dramatic poet. Yet he afterwards introduces Kempe the actor talking with Burbage, and saying, " Few (of the University) pen plays well : they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and of that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakespear...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...represented (particularly Kempe) as leaden spouts very illiterate. " Few of the university (says Kempe) pen plays well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metaphorphosis : why here's our Fellow Shakspeare puts them all down." FARMER. The sentence delivered...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 5

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...little teaching will mend these faults, and it may be besides, they will be able to pen a part. Kem. Few of the University pen plays well ; they smell...of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis ; why, here's our fellow Shakspeare puts them all down ; ay, and Ben Jonson too O, that Ben Jonson...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 pages
...be able to pen a part ;" to which Kempe, who seems here an object of irony, replies, " Few (if the university pen plays well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and lhat writer Metamorphosis, and talk loo much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakspearr...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...object of irony, replies, " Few of Ihe university pen plays well ; Ihey smell loo much of lhat his chaire by his wife faire Alison, And turne a crabbe in tbe fire;"} and in Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakspeare put Ibem (the University poets) all down, ay, and Hen Jonson...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...that. "Few of the University pen plays well," says a speaker in a dramatic burlesque of the time ; " they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer ' Metamorphosis,' and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakspeare puts them all down ; ay, and Ben Jonson too."...
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Publications, Volume 32

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - Drama - 1846
...and Kempe have a conversation, in which, among other matters, Kempe thus speaks of Shakespeare : Few of the University pen plays well : they smell...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down; aye, and Ben Jonson too. O! that Ben...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1848 - 336 pages
...plays well ; they smell too mueh of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosts, and talk too mueh of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down ; ay, and Ben Jonson too. O, that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow ; he brought up Horaee giving the...
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Memoirs of the Principal Actors in the Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 16

John Payne Collier - Actors - 1853 - 296 pages
...and Kempe have a conversation, in which, among other matters, Kempe thus speaks of Shakespeare : Few of the University pen plays well : they smell...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down ; aye, and Ben Jonson too. O ! that...
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Publications, Volume 16; Volume 32

English literature - 1853
...and Kempe have a conversation, in which, among other matters, Kempe thus speaks of Shakespeare: Few of the University pen plays well: they smell too...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them j. all down; aye, and Ben Jonson too. O! that...
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