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F O O X.
First Acted in the YEAR 1605.
By the KING'S MAJESTY's Servants.
Allowance of the Mafter of Revels.
The Author BEN. JOHNSON.
Simul & jucunda, & idonea dicere vitæ. Horat.
Printed for D. Midwinter, J. and P. Knapton, H. Knap-
M DCC XXXIX.
Volpone, Childless, Rich, feigns Sick, Defpairs.
OW, Luck yet fend us, and a little Wit
And not as fome (whofe Throats ther Envy failing)
And when his Plays come forth, think they can flout them,
To these there needs no Lie, but this his Creature,
Nor made he his Play for Jefts fol'n from each Table,
Wherewith he'll Rub your Checks, till (Red with Laughter)
The PERSONS of the PALY.
Volpone a Magnifico:
Notario, the Regifter.
Fine Madam Would-be, the Knight's Wife.