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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter - Page 23
by Ben Jonson - 1892 - 166 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 134

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), Sir John Murray (IV), George Walter Prothero - 1873
...1623 folio, he speaks of ' The gentle Shakspeare.' In his ' Timber,' he writes — ' I loved the man, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was indeed honest, and of an open and free nature,' &c. That Chaucer inspired a similar affection and love appears from the warmhearted language in which...
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The Living Age, Volume 117

1873
...1623 folio, he speaks of " The gentle Shakspeare." In his " Timber," he writes — "I loved the man, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was indeed honest, and of an open free nature," &c. That Chaucer inspired a similar affection and love appears from the warmhearted language...
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The Life of Charles Dickens: 1842-1852

John Forster - 1873
...considerateness for the general design. I think of Ben Jonson's experience of the greatest of all writers. ' He was ' indeed honest, and of an open and free nature ; had an An experience ' excellent phantasy, brave notions and gentle expressions ; oflten Jonson's. ' wherein...
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Shaw's New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw, Henry Theodore Tuckerman - American literature - 1874 - 404 pages
...be found by the student upon the topic treated of iu this chapter. CHAPTER IX. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. "I loved the man and do honor his memory, on this...any. He was indeed honest and of an open and free nature."—Ben Jonson. " And he, the man whom Nature selfe had made To mock herselfe and Truth to imitate."—Spenser....
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 483 pages
...recorded testimonies of the gentleness of his nature. " I loved the man," said Ben Jonson, " and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any....was, indeed, honest, and of an open and free nature." One of the main objects of the New Shakspere Society set on foot by the great society-maker, Mr Furnivall,...
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 483 pages
...recorded testimonies of the gentleness of his nature. " I loved the man," said Ben Jonson, " and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any....was, indeed, honest, and of an open and free nature." One of the main objects of the New Shakspere Society set on foot by the great society-maker, Mr Furnivall,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 238

Early English newspapers - 1875
...desire to have such an earnest, loving record as Ben Jonson gave him : " I loved the man and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any...he was indeed honest and of an open and free nature " ? There are no dark mysteries, no secretiveness,' no involutions here of character in the broad-browed,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...by, wherein he most faulted ; and to justify mine own candour : for I loved the man, and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was (indeed) honest, and of an open and .fjjee_nature ; had an excellent phantasy, brave notions, and gentle expressions ; wherein he flowed...
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Shakespeare and the Bible: To which is Added Prayers on the Stage, Proper ...

James Rees - Bible and literature - 1876 - 188 pages
...of his superiority, and was as open and unassuming as a child." "I loved the man," said Ben Jonson, "and do honor his memory on this side idolatry, as...was, indeed, honest, and of an open and free nature." And Rowe is equally enthusiastic in his praise, and tells us " that every one who had a true taste...
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Shakespeare Manual

Frederick Gard Fleay - English drama - 1876 - 312 pages
...friend by, wherein he most faulted, and to justify mine own candour : for I loved the man and do honour his memory on this side idolatry as much as any. He was, 1 This agrees with the date of allusion discovered by Mr. Halliwell ; but the paucity of rhymes, number...
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