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MASQUES AND ENTERTAINMENTS

BY

BEN JONSON.

25allantyne Press BALLANTYNE, HANSON AND CO.

EDINBURGH AND LONDON

THE UNIVERSAL LIBRARY In 63 volumes, price is. each, or in parchment binding, is. 6d. May now also be had with the books arranged in historical order, and uniformly bound in 21 volumes, price 3s. 6d. each. For the complete set, £3, 135. 6d.

room LIST OF THE VOLUME S. VOL, I. Homer's Iliad. The Plays of Æschylus and Sophocles.

[B.C. 800 to B.C. 405.] II. The Plays of Euripides. [B.C. 455 to B.C. 408.] III. Three Plays of Aristophanes. The Politics of Aristotle.

Virgil's Æneid. (B.C. 425 to B.C. 19.] IV. Hitopadesa. Mediæval Tales. The Chronicle of the Cid.

(A.D. 1100 to A.D. 1473.] V. The Divine Comedy and the Banquet of Dante. Boc

caccio's Decameron. (A.D. 1300 to A.D. 1350.] VI. Thomas à Kempis, Cavendish's Life of Wolsey. Ideal

Commonwealths (namely, Plutarch's Life of Lycurgus, More's
Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis, and Campanella's City of the Sun).

(A.D. 1425 to A.D. 1630.] VII. Machiavelli's Prince. Rabelais' Gargantua and Panta

gruel. (A.D. 1513 to A.D. 1553.] VIII. Plays and Poems by George Peele. Drayton's Barons'

Wars. Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity: Books I.-IV. (A.D. 1584

to A.D. 1603.] IX. Bacon's Essays. Plays and Poems by Ben Jonson.

Herrick's Hesperides. [A.D. 1597 to A.D. 1648.]
X. Don Quixote. Burlesque Plays and Poems (namely,

Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle, Bucking-
ham's Rehearsal, John Philips's Splendid Shilling, Fielding's Tom
Thumb, Henry Carey's Chrononhotonthologos, Canning Ellis and
Frere's Rovers, Rhodes's Bonibastes Furioso, H. and J. Smith's Re-
jected Addresses, Thomas Hood's Odes and Addresses. (A.D. 1605

to A.D. 1825. ] XI. Hobbes's Leviathan. Harrington's Oceana. Famous

Pamphlets (namely, Milton's Areopagitica, Sexby's Killing no
Murder, Defoe's Shortest Way with the Dissenters, Steele's Crisis,
Whately's Historic Doubts relative to Buonaparte. [A.D. 1644 to

A.D. 1795.]
XII. Butler's Hudibras. Izaak Walton's Lives of John

Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, and George Herbert.
Plays from Molière by English Dramatists. [A.D. 1663 to A.D.

1753.] XIII. Two Treatises on Civil Government, by John Locke.

Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha. Life of Thomas Ellwood. Defoe's
History of the Plague Year. [A.D. 1680 to A.D. 1722.]

VOL.

XIV. Butler's Analogy of Religion. Voltaire's Candide.

Johnson's Rasselas. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield. (A.D.

1736 to A.D. 1766.) xv. Sterne's Tristram Shandy. Two Speeches on Concilia

. tion with America, and Two Letters on Irish Questions by Edmund

Burke. Sheridan's Plays. [A.D. 1759 to A.D. 1779.] XVI. The Two Parts of Goethe's Faust (with Marlowe's

Faustus), Schiller's Poems and Ballads, translated by Edward,

Lord Lytton. [A.D. 1780 to A.D. 1831.] XVII. Tales of Terror and Wonder, by M. G. Lewis. Con

fessions of an English Opium - Eater, Thomas de Quincey.

Essays of Elia, Charles Lamb. (A.D. 1800 to A.D. 1824.] XVIII. Southey's Life of Nelson. Scott's Demonology and

Witchcraft. Coleridge's Table-Talk. (A.D. 1813 to A.D. 1834:] XIX. Stories of Ireland, by Maria Edgeworth. Popular Songs

of Ireland, collected by Thomas Crofton Croker : Traditional Tales of the English and Scottish Peasantry, by Allan Cunningham.

(A.D. 1800 to A.D. 1839.] XX. Praed's Essays. Walker's Original; and Cobbett's Ad

vice to Young Men. [A.D. 1821 to A.D. 1835.7 XXI. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation. Essays,

Representative Men and Society and Solitude, by R. W. Emerson.
A Miscellany (containing Richard of Bury's Philobiblon, The
Basilikon Doron of King James I., Monks and Giants, by John
Hookham Frere; The Cypress Crown, by De la Motte Fouqué; and
The Library, by George Crabbe).

THE CARISBROOKE LIBRARY continues the work of its predecessor, in half-crown volumes, with

some changes of form and method. The volumes

- are published in alternate months.

VOL.

I. The Tale of a Tub, and other Works, by Jonathan Swift.
II. Tales of the Seven Deadly Sins, being the “Confessio

Amantis” of John Gower.
III. The Earlier Life and the Chief Earlier Works of Daniel

Defoe.
· IV. Early Prose Romances.

V. English Prose Writings of John Milton.
VI. Parodies and other Burlesque Pieces by Canning, Ellis,

and Frere. VII. Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, translated by Edward Fairsax. VIII. London under Elizabeth: being the “Survey of London," . by John Stow. IX. Ben Jonson's Masques. X. Ireland under Elizabeth and James,

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ENTERTAIN MENTS

BY

BEN JONSON

EDITED BY

HENRY MORLEY, LL.D.

EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON

LONDON
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS, LIMITED

BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL
GLASGOW, MANCHESTER, AND NEW YORK

1890

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