Triaged the library, got rid of circa 1200 books, but twill be months
before I can get the very large remainder in working order. Poor me.
Which is why I can't check further. You may very well be right that
this is his most extreme case.
Do the young still read Jonson? He was enormously important in my own
At 05:29 PM 3/26/2010, you wrote:
>>I can't remember anything specific (tho I do remember there are
>>similar moments), and can't locate my Jonson for the nonce, but I'd
>>bet there's stuff in the Fleet Ditch.
>Hey, you and the Birk both, Mark.
>But I still want *lines quoted*, that intersect with syntax to the
>degree that, "if I but see / Twice", "but am more / Angry", and
>"sleepe / May, with some right" all do (and three times in the space
>of six lines, at that).
>> So he that flaggeth much, becomes to me
>> A _Choerilus_, in whom if I but see
>> Twice, or thrice good, I wonder: but am more
>> Angry. Sometimes, I heare good _Homer_ snore.
>> But, I confesse, that, in a long worke, sleepe
>> May, with some right, upon an Author creepe.
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