1893 text

Comedy by Ben Jonson, first printed in 1612.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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"..Ben Jonson (1573-1637) was one of the foremost of the Jacobean dramatists. He wrote a number of plays (both comedies and tragedies) and a series of stylised masques for the Court...."
the Alchemist the five acts:
Quote: Fortune, that favours fools [prologue} http://www.levity.com/alchemy/jn-alch0.html
reading between lines it sounds like wot 'appens to girls today.

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