Volpone: Or, The Fox
Yale University Press, 1919 - Počet stran: 254
This Revels Student Edition, with a carefully modernized text, presents new material about "Volpone" 's debt to the popular Reynard beast epic and Italian "commedia dell 'art" and discusses its mockery of greed in relation to two Renaissance perversions of the myth of a Golden Age. Referring to famous productions, it pays particular attention to decisions that must be made whenever the play is performed.
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Strana 214 - Her lips were red, and one was thin, Compared to that was next her chin. Some bee had stung it newly; But Dick, her eyes so guard her face, I durst no more upon them gaze Than on the sun in July.
Strana 216 - Beneficia eo usque laeta sunt dum videntur exsolvi posse; ubi multum antevenere, pro gratia odium redditur.
Strana xxix - And howsoever some may squeamishly cry out, that all endeavour of learning and sharpness in these transitory devices, especially where it steps beyond their little, or (let me not wrong them,) no brain at all, is superfluous ; I am contented, these fastidious stomachs should leave my full tables, and enjoy at home their clean empty trenchers, fittest for such airy tastes ; where perhaps a few Italian herbs, picked up and made into a sallad, may find sweeter acceptance than all the most nourishing...
Strana 185 - FACE. O, sir, we are defeated ! all the works Are flown in fumo,' every glass is burst ; Furnace and all rent down, as if a bolt Of thunder had been driven through the house. Retorts, receivers, pelicans,' bolt-heads,* All struck in shivers ! (SUBTLE falls down as in a swoon.) Help, good sir ! alas, Coldness and death invades him.
Strana xxv - Upon their actions : and that this was one I make no scruple.— But the holy synod Have been in prayer and meditation for it; And 'tis reveal'd no less to them than me, That casting of money is most lawful.
Strana 7 - I take him, is no subject for pride and ignorance to exercise their railing rhetoric upon. But it will here be hastily answered, that the writers of these days are other things; that not only their manners, but their natures, are inverted, and nothing remaining...
Strana xlviii - I would have shown To all the world the art which thou alone Hast taught our tongue, the rules of time, of place. And other rites, delivered with the grace Of comic style, which only is far more Than any English stage hath known before.
Strana 199 - That he thought not Bartas a Poet, but a Verser, because he wrote not fiction. " He cursed Petrarch for redacting verses to Sonnets ; which he said were like that Tirrant's bed, wher some who where too short were racked, others too long cut short.