By Jonson, Ben; Craig, D. H
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D iv]r-v) (c) From the chorus following Act II, Scene iii. The act as a whole has displayed the humours of Fastidious Brisk, Carlo Buffone, Sogliardo, Puntarvolo, Sordido, and Fungoso. Mit.
14 For Coventry’s comment, see Jonsonus Virbius (1638), p. Schoenbaum, Shakespeare’s Lives (Oxford 1970), pp. 56–7. 15 Samuel Holland, Don Zara del Fuego: A Mock-Romance (1656), pp. 101–2. 16 See ‘The Second Prologue personated like Ben Johnson rising from below’ in Edward Howard’s The Womens Conquest (1671). Extracts from the preface to the play are given in No. THE CRITICAL HERITAGE 25 78, below. The tradition continued through the century: Jonson returns to lash contemporary poets ‘into Sence’ in the anonymous The Tory-Poets: A Satyr (1682), p.
You may enforce the length as a necessarie reason; but for propriety the Scene wold very wel have born it, in my judgement. Cor. O worst of both; why you mistake his Humor utterly then. Mit. How? do I mistake it? is’t not Envie? Cord. Yes, but you must understand Signior, hee envies him not as he is a villaine, a wolfe i’ the commonwealth, but as he is rich and fortunate; for the true condition of envie, is Dolor aliena felicitatis, to have our eies continually fixt upon another mans prosperitie, that is his cheefe happinesse, and to grieve at that.