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" He had many quarrells with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were, that Marston represented him in the stage, in his youth given to venerie. "
Poetaster - Page xliii
by Ben Jonson - 1905 - 282 pages
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Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and ..., Volume 2

Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler - English drama (Comedy) - 1913
...the stage quarrel upon Marston ; he told his loving friend that " he had many quarrels with MaTsTon, beat him and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him ; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him on the stage in his youth given to venery."...
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The Satire of John Marston

Morse Shepard Allen - 1920 - 183 pages
...his conversations with Drummond, years later, Jonson is recorded to have said : "He had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him ; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him on the stage."5 3 Hamlet, II ii, 340f. Dr....
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Ben Jonson: To the First Folio

Richard Dutton, Humanities Distinguished Professor of English Richard Dutton - Drama - 1983 - 188 pages
...targets were Dekker, who replied in kind with Satiromastix (16o2), and Marston: 'He had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage' (284-6). It is difficult to know...
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Erotic Beasts and Social Monsters: Shakespeare, Jonson, and Comic Androgyny

Grace Tiffany - Drama - 1995 - 237 pages
...several scholars have noted. William Drummond records Jonson's proud claim that "He had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage." See William Drummond, Ben Jonson's...
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The Malcontent

John Marston - Drama - 1999 - 171 pages
...is the whole nature of this episode. Jonson told Drummond of Hawthornden that 'he had many quarrels with Marston, beat him and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him. The beginnings of them were that Marston represented him on the stage'. We cannot have any certainty...
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Poetaster, Or, The Arraignment: Sejanus His Fall ; The Devil is an Ass ; The ...

Ben Jonson - Drama - 2000 - 529 pages
...was Marston who triggered the controversy is supported by Jonson's claim that 'he had many quarrels with Marston, beat him and took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage'. Jonson, learning that Dekker...
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Shakespeare and the Poets' War

James Bednarz - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 266 pages
...Shakespeare's first response to Jonson's innovation in the artificial forest of Arden. "He had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his Pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage. " —Conversations with William...
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Shakespeare & the Poets' War

James P. Bednarz - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 334 pages
...response to Jonson's innovation in the artificial forest of Arden. "He had many quarrels with Mantón, beat him, and took his Pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him; the beginning of them were that Marston represented him in the stage. " —Conversations with William...
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The Elizabethan Stage, Volume 3

Edmund Kerchever Chambers - Actors - 1923
...(according to the revision of the text of Laing, 20, suggested by Penniman, War, 40, and Small, 3) that ' He had many quarrells with Marston, beat him, and...took his pistol from him, wrote his Poetaster on him ; the beginning of them were, that Marston represented him in the stage'. Marston's representation...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1903
...antagonist in a play, or the yeD more forcible way he tells us he adopted when "he had many quarrels with Marston, beat him, and took his pistol from him, wrote his ' Poetaster ' on him (1601) ; the beginning of them were, that Marston represented him in the atage, in his youth given...
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