Yale Studies in English, Volume 34

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Page 283 - A jest's prosperity lies in the ear • Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf 'd with the clamours of their own dear groans.
Page xlvii - And when he perceives this he will abate his violent love of the one, which he will despise and deem a small thing, and will become a lover of all beautiful forms; in the next stage he will consider that the beauty of the mind is more honourable than the beauty of the outward form.
Page xxxvii - She never told her love, .But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek: she pin'd in thought; And, with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like Patience on a monument, Smiling at grief. Was not this love indeed? We men may say more, swear more: but, indeed, Our shows are more than will ; for still we prove Much in our VOWS , but little in our love. Duke. But died thy sister of her love , my boy? Via. I am all the daughters of my father's house , And all the brothers too...
Page xxix - beginning his studies of this kind with Every Man in his " Humour and, after, Every Man out of his Humour, and since " continuing in all his plays, especially those of the comic " thread, whereof the New Inn was the last, some recent " humours still, or manners of men that went along with the
Page xlv - After the division the two parts of man, each desiring his other half, came together, and throwing their arms about one another, entwined in mutual embraces, longing to grow into one...
Page xlv - Androgynous" is only preserved as a term of reproach. In the second place, the primeval man was round, his back and sides forming a circle; and he had four hands and four feet, one head with two faces, looking opposite ways, set on a round neck and precisely alike; also four ears, two privy members, and the remainder to correspond.
Page xx - Q,. Horatius Flaccus: His Art of Poetry. Englished By Ben: Jonson. With other Workes of the Author, never Printed before. London : Printed by J. Okes, for John Benson. 1640.
Page 4 - ... clothes of credit; and possess the stage against the play: to dislike all, but mark nothing. And by their confidence of rising between the acts, in oblique lines, make affidavit to the whole house, of their not understanding one scene. Armed with this prejudice, as the stage furniture, or arrasclothes, they were there, as spectators, away: for the faces in the hangings, and they, beheld alike.
Page 139 - King's servants ; and more squeamishly beheld and censured by others, the King's subjects, 1629. Now at last set at liberty to the readers, his Majesty's servants and subjects, to be judged, 1631.
Page 258 - And this perhaps JUNIUS may think " the liberal resentment of a gentleman :" this skulking assassination he may call courage. In all things as in this I hope we differ : " I thought that fortitude had been a mean 'Twixt fear and rashness ; not a lust obscene Or appetite of offending ; but a skill And nice discernment between good and ill. Her ends are honesty and public good, And without these she is not understood.

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