Benjamin [Ben] Jonson

C. H. Herford and Percy Simpson (eds), Ben Jonson, Vol. 5: Volpone; Epicoene; The Alchemist; Catiline

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 VOLPONE, OR THE FOXE.pg 23VOLPONE, OR THE FOXE.

THE ARGVMENT.

  • 1Volpone, childlesse, rich, faines sicke, despaires,
  • 2Offers his state to hopes of seuerall heires,
  • 3Lies languishing; His Parasite receaues
  • 4Presents of all, assures, deludes: Then weaues
  • 5Other crosse-plots, which ope' themselues, are told.
  • 6New tricks for safety, are sought; they thriue: When, bold,
  • Critical Apparatus7Each tempts th'other againe, and all are sold.

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Critical Apparatus
The Argvment roman in Q
Critical Apparatus
7 tempts] tempt's Q
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