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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 - 1291 pages
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The North British Review, Volume 24

Allan Freer - 1855
...that. "Few of the University pen plays well," says a speaker in a dramatic- burlesque of the time ; " ld story, who recorded with pride that the King had spoken to him, and — had told him to get Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down; ay, and Beu Jonson too."...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 37

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1856
...that. "Few of the University pen plays well," says a speaker in a dramatic burlesque of the time ; " they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer ' Metamorphosis,' and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakspeare puts them all down ; ay, and Ben Jonson too."...
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Memoirs of the life of William Shakespeare, with an essay toward the ...

Richard Grant White - 1865
...this tribute to the native superiority of Shakespeare : — " Kemp. Few of the vniuersity pen plaies well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, heres our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe ; I...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Plays Edited from the Folio ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1865
...this tribute to the native superiority of Shakespeare: — " Kemp. Few of tho vuinersity pen plaiea well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why. herca our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downc; I...
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New Outlook, Volume 66

Alfred Emanuel Smith - 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 National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears

Edward Isidore Sears - 1874
...before-mentioned, contains this strong intimation, that the works of Shakespeare were at that time popular: " Few of the University pen plays well; they smell too...and that writer, Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter" (possibly a hit at the mythological plays of Lyly and the Masques of Jon son)....
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...written about this time (1602) Kempe and Burbage are introduced, and the former is made to say, — "Few of the University pen plays well ; they smell too much of that writer, Ovid, and that writer's Metamorphoses, and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare...
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The works of Ben Jonson, with notes, and a biogr. memoir, by W. Gifford ...

Ben Jonson - 1875
...written about this time (1602) Kempe and Burbage are introduced, and the former is made to say,—"Few of the University pen plays well; they smell too much of that writer, Ovid, and that writer's Metamorphoses, and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare...
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William Shakespeare

Karl Elze - Dramatists, English - 1876 - 651 pages
...John's College zu Cambridge aufgeführt worden ist. ' Hier werden Kempe die Worte in den Mund gelegt: 'Few of the University pen plays well ; they smell too much of that uoriier Ovid, and that uoriier Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpine and Jupiter. Why, here's...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1878 - 515 pages
...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 Shakspeare...
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