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" The third requisite in our poet, or maker, is imitation: to be able to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. To make choice of one excellent man above the rest, and so to follow him till he grow very he, or so like him as the... "
Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the ... - Page 537
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908 - 1291 pages
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...— Archil. — Alcaus, 8$c. — The third requisite in our poet, or maker, is imitation, to be able to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. To make choice of one excellent man above the rest, and so to follow him till he grow very he, or so...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 166 pages
...conditions to a consideration of the past. In the essay on style (see 77 14) Jonson speaks of an ability " to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use " as " a requisite in our pdet " only second to " natural wit " and the exercise of his powers. And...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 166 pages
...and will last their age. The third requisite in our poet or maker is imitation, imitatio, to be able to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. To make choice of one J5 excellent man above the rest, and so to follow him till he grow very he, or...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1895 - 327 pages
...depart from his original." (Cunningham.) This is but one of innumerable instances of Jonson's ability " to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use," to quote Jonson's own words. (Discoveries, Athenaeum Press Series, p. 77.) 128. How should I. The traditional...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1895 - 327 pages
...depart from his original." (Cunningham.) This is but one of innumerable instances of Jonson's ability " to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use," to quote Jonson's own words. (Discoveries, Athenccum Press Series, p. 77.) 128. How should I. The traditional...
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English Literature During the Lifetime of Shakespeare

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English literature - 1910 - 486 pages
...and justify Ben Jonson's recognition, among the "requisites" of a poet or maker, of imitatio, or the power "to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. " Sonneteering now became the fashion, and sequence after sequence, in repeated editions, issued from...
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Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists: Repertory and Synthesis

David Klein - Criticism - 1910 - 257 pages
...perseverance. The third is assimilative ability: — The third requisite in our poet, is imitation, to be able to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. To make choice of one excellant man above the rest, and so to follow him until he grow very he, or...
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English Epic and Heroic Poetry, Volume 1

William Macneile Dixon - English poetry - 1912 - 339 pages
...study and delight, Read him by day and meditate by night; " but imitatio, defined by Jonson as the power " to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use," received, from Vida and others, even larger interpretation. Borrowing, naked and unashamed, was not...
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The Theory of Poetry in England: Its Development in Doctrines and Ideas from ...

Richard Pape Cowl - Poetry - 1914 - 319 pages
...Rhyme, 1602. imitatio. The third requisite in our poet or maker is imitation, imitatio, to be able to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own use. To make choice of one excellent man above the rest, and so to follow him till he grow very he, or so...
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University Lectures Delivered by Members of the Faculty in the Free Public ...

University of Pennsylvania - 1919
...is almost word for word a transcription from Seneca the Elder, but not a plagiarism; for an ability "to convert the substance or riches of another poet to his own uses" was one of Jonson's frankly avowed requisites "in our poet, " as it is and ever has been a requisite...
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