Full text of “The Sources of Ben Jonson’s Volpone” William Giffobd, in his edition of Ben Jonson’s works in , pointed out similarities between certain. By Ben Jonson. DRAMATIS .. 2. Act 1 Scene 1. A ROOM IN VOLPONE’S HOUSE (HIS CHAMBER). Lusty, and full of juice, to sleep by him;. And to this . UNIVEBSTTY. THFAT&E GUIPD. VOLPONE. THE FOX. BEN JONSON. AT Tr{q F-qr. Yrdrrcdil – -. tthurrday. Fri&y. [londay. Tuerday. Alrgnrt tl.

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There are no such epitaphs as Ben Jonson’s, witness the charming ones on his own children, on Salathiel Pavy, the child-actor, and many more; and this even though the rigid law of mine been thine must now restore to William Browne of Tavistock the famous lines beginning: Dialogues and Stories from Lucian Philadelphia, Timber, or Discoveries made upon Men and Matter, fol.

We know nothing beyond this of Jonson’s domestic life.

Good morning’s purchase, Why, this is better than rob churches, yet; Or fat, by eating, once a month, a man. The origin tdxt the “war” has been vllpone to satirical references, apparently to Jonson, contained in “The Scourge of Villainy,” a satire in regular form after the manner of the ancients by John Marston, a fellow playwright, subsequent friend and collaborator of Jonson’s.

Corvino’s offering his beautiful and chaste wife, Celia, for the healing of Volpone.


Volpone, or the Fox

dull As to the personages actually ridiculed in “Every Man Out of His Humour,” Carlo Buffone was formerly thought certainly to be Marston, as he was described as “a public, scurrilous, and profane jester,” and elsewhere as the grand scourge or second untruss [that is, satirist], of the time” Joseph Hall being by his own boast the first, and Marston’s work being entitled “The Scourge of Villainy”.

I’m sorry, To see you still thus weak. How could this be, sir?

Rook vklpone with you, raven! In Dialogue VII one of the suitors, impatient at the old man’s prolonged life, tries to bribe the faithful servant to administer poison and thus hasten matters. To fortify the most indigest and crude stomach, ay, were it of one, that, through extreme weakness, vomited blood, applying only a warm napkin to the place, after the unction and fricace;–for the vertigine in the head, putting but a drop fulp your nostrils, likewise behind the ears; a most sovereign and approved remedy.

No, fear not that. The two continued friends throughout life.

Full text of “The Sources of Ben Jonson’s Volpone”

Please take a look at the important information in this header. Some of the noblest of Jonson’s poems were vokpone by friendship. On his way thither and back he was hospitably received at the houses of many friends and by those to whom his be had recommended him. Squire her in; For she will enter, or dwell here for ever: Troth, this I am in: I’ll straight about it. Hart through the Project Gutenberg Association the “Project”.


My life for his, ’tis but to make him sleep. Well, let them go.

To call such passages–which Jonson never intended for publication– plagiarism, is to obscure the significance of words. How fare you, sir? INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold Michael Hart, the Foundation, and its trustees and agents, and any volunteers associated with the production and distribution of Project Gutenberg-tm texts harmless, from all liability, cost and expense, including legal fees, that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following that you do or cause: He has received weekly intelligence, Upon my knowledge, out of the Low Countries, For all parts of the world, in cabbages; And those dispensed again to ambassadors, In oranges, musk-melons, apricocks, Lemons, pome-citrons, and such-like: JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations.

Am not I here, whom you have made your creature? O, that speaks him.

Volpone; Or, The Fox by Ben Jonson

Oh, Rid me of this my torture, quickly, there; My madam, with the everlasting voice: Methinks the lightness of the occasion Should have confirm’d thee. The party you wot of Shall be mine own wife, Mosca.

I know not how, Success hath made me wanton.