The Stage-quarrel Between Ben Jonson and the So-called Poetasters

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M. and H. Marcus, 1899 - 204 עמודים

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עמוד 137 - That the argument of his comedy might have been of some other nature, as of a duke to be in love with a countess, and that countess to be in love with the duke's son, and the son to love the lady's waiting-maid : some such cross wooing, with a clown to their servingman, better than to be thus near, and familiarly allied to the time.
עמוד 137 - As he dare serve the ill customs of the age, Or purchase your delight at such a rate As, for it, he himself must justly hate: To make a child, now swaddled, to proceed Man, and then shoot up, in one beard and weed, Past three-score...
עמוד 105 - I'll strip the ragged follies of the time Naked as at their birth . . . and with a whip of steel Print wounding lashes in their iron ribs.
עמוד 105 - Gracious and kind spectators, you are welcome ; Apollo and the Muses feast your eyes With graceful objects, and may our Minerva Answer your hopes, unto their largest strain ! Yet here mistake me not, judicious friends ; I do not this, to beg your patience, Or servilely to fawn on your applause, Like some dry brain, despairing in his merit.
עמוד 13 - O that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow ; he brought up Horace, giving the poets a pill ; but our fellow Shakespeare hath given him a purge, that made him bewray his credit.
עמוד 13 - He had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage.
עמוד 40 - Ramp up my genius, be not retrograde; But boldly nominate a spade a spade What, shall thy lubrical and glibbery muse Live, as she were defunct, like punk in stews ! Tuc.
עמוד 104 - If drunken Censure belch out sour breath From Hatred's surfeit on his labour's front ? Nay, say some half a dozen rancorous breasts Should plant themselves on purpose to discharge...
עמוד 28 - He is of an ingenious and free spirit, eager and constant in reproof, without fear controlling the world's abuses. One whom no servile hope of gain, or frosty apprehension of danger, can make to be a parasite, either to time, place, or opinion.
עמוד 19 - ... tis most divine. Further, take it in the nature, in the true kind: so, it makes an antidote, that had you taken the most deadly poisonous plant in all Italy, it should expel it, and clarify you, with as much ease as I speak.

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