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" For though the Poet's matter Nature be His art doth give the fashion. And that he Who casts to write a living line, must sweat (Such as thine are), and strike the second heat Upon the Muses... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 476
by William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
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Shakespearean Metadrama: The Argument of the Play in Titus Andronicus, Love ...

James L. Calderwood - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 204 pages
...extrorsing to present itself 4 The distinction is brought out more obviously in the succeeding two lines, "For though the Poet's matter, Nature be,/ His Art doth give the fashion," which are of course from Jonson's eulogy to Shakespeare printed as part of the front matter to the...
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Shakespeare: Text, Subtext, and Context

Ronald L. Dotterer - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 234 pages
...better understanding of the craftsmanship of the great dramatic poet whose art Ben Jonson praised: "For though the poet's matter nature be, / His art doth give the fashion." In this essay I discuss some of Shakespeare's dramaturgical decisions and procedures in King Lear....
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...time! (1. 38) 45 Yet must I not give Nature all; thy art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. CMoP; FaBoEE; NOBA; OBSV; OxBA The Hill (Spoon River Anthology) 6 Where are Elmer, Jonson POETRY QUOTATIONS Who casts to write a living line, must sweat (Such as thine are) and strike...
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The Consumption of Culture, 1600-1800: Image, Object, Text

Ann Bermingham, John Brewer - History - 1997 - 548 pages
...apotheosis. Indeed, Jonson's highest praise of Shakespeare is the sort of praise he sought for himself: For though the poet's matter nature be, His art doth give the fashion . . . For a good poet's made, as well as born; And such wert thou. Look how the father's face Lives...
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The Art of the Playwright: Creating the Magic of Theatre

William Packard - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 214 pages
...endless hammering out of the form in his work, Ben Jonson says it best in his poem to Shakespeare: Who casts to write a living line must sweat, (Such...strike the second heat Upon the Muses' anvil: turn the soul (And himself with it) that he thinks to frame; Or for the laurel he may gain a scorn. For a good...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 384 pages
...give Namre all; thy Art, My gende Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. For though the poet's matter namre be, His art doth give the fashion; and that he Who casts to write a living line must sweat Such as thiiK. are - and strike me second heat Upon the muses' anvil, mm me same, And himself with it that...
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Stoicism, Politics and Literature in the Age of Milton: War and Peace Reconciled

Andrew Shifflett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 174 pages
...body, or (generally) by force; to force." Cf. "To . . . Mr. William Shakespeare": "Who casts to urite a living line, must sweat, / (Such as thine are) and strike the second heat / Upon the Muses anvile: turne the same, / (And himselfe with it) that he thinkes to frame" (BJ VIII. 392). 18 Jonson...
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Shakespeare and the Literary Tradition

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 344 pages
...must I not give Nature all: Thy Art, My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. For though the Poets matter, Nature be, His Art doth give the fashion....sweat, (Such as thine are) and strike the second heat "Ben Jonian, VIII, 583-584 (Discoveriet) . ""Satyra prima", line 109, in Satyres: and SatyriaU Epigrams...
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On Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature: Essays

John Kerrigan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 266 pages
...the Ports matrer, Natute be, His An dorh giue the fashion. And, that he, Who casts to wrire a lining line, must sweat, (such as thine are) and strike the second heat Vpon the Musa anuile: tutne the same, (And himselfe with it) that he thinkes to frame; Allen and Kennerh...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 3

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 184 pages
...: Yet must r not giye Naturc ^ Thy ^ My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part. For though the Poets matter, Nature be, His Art doth give the fashion....thine are) and strike the second heat Upon the Muses anvile: turne the same, (And himselfe with it) that he thinks to frame; Or for the lawrell, he may...
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