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" There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame ; He took to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde by name : A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ? If this song of Corydon, &c., has not... "
Yale Studies in English - Page 192
1913
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Twelfth night. 1901

William Shakespeare - 1901
...Collection, but is so poor a performance that it will be sufficient here to give the first stanza : ' There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly?' — TvRWHITT: A song with the same burthen is alluded to in Jonson's Magnetic Lady, ' Compass. As true...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy, J. V. Prichard - Ballads, English - 1905
...very long, it will be sufficient here to give the first stanza : — THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA. " There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame ; He took to wife a faire wom£n, Susanna she was callde by name : A woman fair and vertuous : Lady, Lady : Why should we not...
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Twelfth Night, Or, What You Will, Volume 12

William Shakespeare - Brothers and sisters - 1906 - 195 pages
...1562 under the title of The Godly andConstante Wyfe Susanna. The following is the first stanza : — " There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly?" Other snatches from this song occur in Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, II. iv. 151, and Merry Wives...
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Mistress Davenant, the Dark Lady of Shakespeare's Sonnets: Demonstrating the ...

Arthur Acheson, Matthew Roydon - 1913 - 332 pages
...here my pen is forst to shrinke, My teares discollor so mine inke. THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA1 There dwelt a man in Babylon of reputation great by fame: He tooke to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was call'd by name: Lady, Lady, Why should we not of her learne...
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The Magnetic Lady: Or, Humors Reconciled

Ben Jonson - Arbitration, Industrial - 1914 - 232 pages
...this is taken from The Ballad of Constant Susanna, a stanza of which is quoted in Percy's Reliques 1. 2o4: There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation...8. 8o. For the metre, see notes on 1. 1. 81 ; 4. 8. 38. Ere I | beleeve | it. For | the pos | sibil;ity, 4. 8. 81. For the metre, see note on 4. 8. 4o....
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The Magnetic Lady: Or, Humors Reconciled

Ben Jonson - 1914 - 232 pages
...taken from The Ballad of Constant Susanna, a stanza of which is quoted in Percy's Reliques 1. 204 : There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...sings a scrap of this ballad in Twelfth Night 2. 3. 80. 4. 8. 80. For the metre, see notes on 1. 1. 81 ; 4. 8. 38. Ere I | beleeve | it. For | the pos...
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The Magnetic Lady: Or, Humors Reconciled

Ben Jonson - Arbitration, Industrial - 1914 - 232 pages
...this is taken from The Ballad of Constant Susanna, a stanza of which is quoted in Percy's Reliques 1. 2o4 : There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame ; He took to wife a fake woman, Susanna she was callde by name : A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, Lady: Why should we...
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A Dictionary of the Characters & Proper Names in the Works of Shakespeare ...

Francis Griffin Stokes - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1924 - 359 pages
...the Bong quoted by Sir Toby runs : ' There dwelt a man in B. Of reputation great by fame, He took a wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde by name ; A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, lady j Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly r (Percy, Rdvpits (1786), i, 187). See also PABYLOJT....
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Shakespeare's Songbook, Volume 1

Ross W. Duffin, Fynette H Kulas Professor of Music Ross W Duffin - Drama - 2004 - 528 pages
...byname; A wo- man fair and vir - tu - ous, A? - dy, Why should we not of her learn thus to live god - ly. There dwelt a man in Babylon, of reputation great by fame; He took to wife a fair woman, Susanna she was call'd by name; A woman fair and virtuous, lady, lady, Why should we not...
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Twelfth Night: or, What You Will

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 161 pages
...46 a then-current song 47 related to her by blood 48 nonsense 49 "The Ballad of Constant Susanna": "There dwelt a man in Babylon / Of reputation great by fame; / He took to wife a fair woman, / Susanna she was called by name: / A woman fair an virtuous; / Lady, lady: / Why should...
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