Such are thy beauties and our loves ! Dear saint, Riches, the dumb god, that giv'st all men tongues, That canst do nought, and yet mak'st men do all things ; The price of souls ; even hell, with thee to boot, Is made worth heaven. Thou art virtue, fame,... Sejanus his fall ; Volpone: or, The fox ; Epiccene: or, The silent woman - Strana 167autor/autoři: Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1875Úplné zobrazení
- Podrobnosti o knize
Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 str.
...appropriately transposed into a tragic key. Volpone worships gold, 'the world's soul', 'the price of souls': Thou art virtue, fame Honour, and all things else!...get thee, He shall be noble, valiant, honest, wise. Timon acknowledges the truth of Volpone's words but his reaction to the truth is one of violent revulsion....