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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
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Englische Studien, Volume 27

English philology - 1900
...university pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer metamorphoses, and talke too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down. 2. Explain carefully the debt of the Elizabethan drama to the preRenaissance (/'. e. the Old English)...
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The works of Shakespeare, Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1900
...interesting but obscure reference to Shakespeare which it contains : " Few of the University pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why, heres our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe, I...
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The complete works of William Shakespeare: with historical and ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare, Sir Israel Gollancz, Evangeline Maria O'Connor - 1901
...year, Burbage and Kemp were introduced, the former referring to his role of Richard IIL :— " Kempe. Few of the university pen plays well, they smell too...and talk too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why here 's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too. O that Ben Jonson is a...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1901
...year, Burbage and Kemp were introduced, the former referring to his role of Richard III. :— " Kempe. Few of the university pen plays well, they smell too...and talk too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why here 's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too. O that Ben Jonson is a...
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What is Shakespeare?: An Introduction to the Great Plays

Lucius Adelno Sherman - 1901 - 414 pages
...the students in acting. Kemp is made to remark to Burbage thus : ' Few of the university pen plaies well : they smell too much of that •writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, Tlu Re and talke too much of Proserpina and Jup- tumefrom piter. Why, heres our fellow Shakespeare...
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The mystery of William Shakespeare: a summary of evidence

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - Drama - 1902 - 302 pages
...Player of the Globe. In The Return from Parnassus, Kempe observes to Burbage that ' the University men smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter'; and our fellow Shakspere, he says, ' puts them all down.' Neither is the voice of nature,...
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From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...opinion on the pieces which were being submitted to him for acting : Few of the University [he says] pen plays well. They smell too much of that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, ay, and Ben Jonson too. O, that Ben...
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English Literature: From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...opinion on the pieces which were being submitted to him for acting : Few of the University [he says] pen plays well. They smell too much of that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, ay, and Ben Jonson too. O, that Ben...
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The Shakespearean period in England

Karl Mantzius - Theater - 1904
...conversation between Richard Burbage and William Kemp, the latter says : " Few of the University men play well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe,...
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William Shakespeare, His Family and Friends

Charles Isaac Elton, Andrew Lang - Drama - 1904 - 521 pages
...written at Cambridge about that time, we are shown Burbage and Kempe instructing the students : 2 " 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 all down, ay, and Ben Jonson too. O that Ben...
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