The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Biographical Memoir, Volym 4

Bickers and Son, 1875
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Sida 321 - Lord, James, by the grace of God King of England, France, and Ireland; Defender of the Faith. And of Scotland the seven and fortieth.
Sida 45 - Come on, sir. Now you set your foot on shore In Novo Orbe ; here's the rich Peru : And there within, sir, are the golden mines, Great Solomon's Ophir!
Sida 451 - In good set terms and yet a motley fool. '.Good morrow, fool,' quoth I. ' No, sir,' quoth he, ' Call me not fool till heaven hath sent me fortune : ' And then he drew a dial from his poke, And, looking on it with lack-lustre eye, Says very wisely, ' It is ten o'clock : Thus we may see...
Sida 48 - Why? Do you think I fable with you? I assure you. He that has once the flower of the sun, The perfect ruby which we call elixir, Not only can do that, but by its virtue, Can confer honour, love, respect, long life, Give safety, valour: yea, and victory, To whom he will. In eight and twenty days, I'll make an old man of fourscore, a child.
Sida 54 - For I do mean To have a list of wives and concubines Equal with Solomon, who had the stone Alike with me ; and I will make me a back With the elixir that shall be as tough As Hercules, to encounter fifty a night.
Sida 46 - If he deny, ha' him beaten to 't, as he is That brings him the commodity. No more Shall thirst of satin, or the covetous hunger Of velvet entrails, for a rude-spun cloak, To be displayed at Madam Augusta's, make The sons of Sword and Hazard fall before The golden calf, and on their knees, whole nights, Commit idolatry with wine and trumpets: Or go a feasting after drum and ensign.
Sida 59 - Jn the just point : prevent your day at morning. This argues something, worthy of a fear Of importune and carnal appetite. Take heed you do .not cause the blessing leave you, With your ungovern'd haste.
Sida 191 - Sejanus you may take notice of the scene betwixt Livia and the physician which is a pleasant satire upon the artificial helps of beauty: in Catiline you may see the parliament of women; the little envies of them to one another; and all that passes betwixt Curio and Fulvia: scenes admirable in their kind, but of an ill mingle with the rest.
Sida 32 - And therefore Face. Why, this changes quite the case. Do you think that I dare move him ? Dap. If you please, sir ; All's one to him, I see. Face. What ! for that money ? I cannot with my conscience ; nor should you Make the request, methinks. Dap. No, sir, I mean To add consideration. Face. Why then, sir, I'll try.
Sida 308 - It scarcely seems necessary to enlarge on a story so familiar; but it may not be amiss to say a few words on the treatment which this tragedy has received.

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