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" Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show, To whom all Scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time... "
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Foreign Shakespeare: Contemporary Performance

Dennis Kennedy - 2004 - 332 pages
...to assert an international eminence for his tiny island kingdom as well as for his friend and rival: Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom...scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time . . . The stake that the English have since had in the dramatist's reputation, as given...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...famous tribute was offered by Shakespeare's contemporary, the eminent poet and playwright Ben Jonson: Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom...scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time! Indeed, Jonson's words have proven prophetic. Across the centuries and across all national...
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MacMillan on Music: Essays on Music

Sir Ernest MacMillan - 1997 - 234 pages
...our stage." But no one knew better than Jonson that Shakespeare was much more than this: He was not of an age but for all time! And all the Muses still...came forth to warm Our ears, or like a Mercury to charm.1" The Canadian Musical Public 1 he Canadian musical public is probably not very different from...
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Shakespeare Among the Moderns

Richard Halpern - 1997 - 294 pages
...Ben Jonson, however, initiates this imperial movement in "To the Memory of. . . William Shakespeare": "Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show/ To whom all scenes of Europe homage owe" (41-42). Ben Jonson: Poems, ed. Ian Donaldson (New York: Oxford University Press, 1975), p. 309. would...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - 1998 - 384 pages
...adjectives to the drama of Greece and Rome which Shakespeare is said to overgo. 'Triumph, my Britain, mou hast one to show / To whom all scenes of Europe homage owe', proclaims one of the poem's several prophetic invocations. In later centories, the writers of every...
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - 1999 - 512 pages
...And art alive still, while thy book doth live . . . In equally extravagant fashion, Jonson went on: Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom...scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time! There can be no doubt why Heminges and Condell invited Jonson to contribute such verses...
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A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Michael Hattaway - 2002 - 786 pages
...enduring place in the largest of literary contexts, and the declaration of the triumph of English: Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show, To whom...scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time! (1l. 41-3) In writing his elegy for Shakespeare, Jonson established the model for the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

Ed. de Grazia - 2001 - 328 pages
...Jonson memorialized his friend and rival as one who shone brighter than all other dramatists and poets: Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom...scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time . . . (41-3) But universality is a tricky concept: often what we believe to have comprehensive...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...comparison Of all that insolent Greece or haughty Rome Sent forth, or since did from their ashes come. I see, without respect: Mel ¡links it sounds much...sweetly as the lark, When neither is attended; and ro charm. Nature herself was proud of his designs, And ¡oy'd to wear the dressing of his lines; Which...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 24

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 204 pages
...great 'book of the plays' the First Folio, which refer explicidy to 'What He Hath Left Us'; He was not of an age, but for all time! And all the muses still...forth to warm Our ears, or like a Mercury to charm ! Nor is Love's Labour's Lost the only item of evidence he hath left us: there are the plays at large,...
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