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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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An Impartial Study of the Shakspeare Title: With Facsimiles

John Hawley Stotsenburg - 1904 - 530 pages
...teaching will mend these faults and it may be besides they will be able to pen a part." And Kempe answers, "Few of the University pen plays well; they smell...and that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye and Ben Jonson too....
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FROM THE AGE OF HENRY VIII TO THE AGE OF MILTON

RICHARD GARNETT, C.B., LL.D. AND EDMUND GOSSE, M.A., LL.D. - 1904
...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 collected works of William Hazlitt, Volume 5

William Hazlitt - 1902
...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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A History of Theatrical Art in Ancient and Modern Times: The Shakespearean ...

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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Shakespeare self-revealed in his Sonnets and Phoenix and turtle

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1904 - 275 pages
...characteristics as playwrights. Of them as playwrights, Kemp is made to say: ' 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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Cartae Shakespeareanae: Shakespeare Documents; a Chronological Catalogue of ...

Daniel Henry Lambert - 1904 - 107 pages
...loves foolish [lazy] languishment. Also later in the same play: Kemp. 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 & Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe, I,...
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A life of William Shakespeare

William James Rolfe - 1904 - 551 pages
...which there is a direct allusion. In iv. 3, Kempe says to Burbage: "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 return from Parnassus: or, The scourge of simony

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton - Return from Parnassus - 1905 - 135 pages
...faults, and it may be besides they will be able to pen a part. Kemp. Few of the university pen play well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and...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 Shakespeare Symphony: An Introduction to the Ethics of the Elizabethan Drama

Harold Bayley - English drama - 1906 - 393 pages
...introduced among the characters of The Return from Parnassus, remark just as one would expect, that, " Few of the university pen plays well, they smell too...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter :" yet, nearly all the drama as it has come down to us, whether the authors had had the advantage...
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Provincial Letters: And Other Papers

Henry Charles Beeching - Clergy, Writings of - 1906 - 342 pages
...for their company who at need would write a part as well as act one Kempe is made to say : " 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." " Our fellow Shakespeare," that is,...
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