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Ben Jonson
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Act ii, Scene 1. - Every Man in His Humour (1598)
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Ben Jonson
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The works of Ben Jonson (Phillips, Sampson, 1857), p. 865, "Timber; Or, Discoveries Made Upon Man and Matter"
Ben Jonson
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The Poetaster (1601), Act V, scene iii.

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Born: June 11, 1572

Died: August 6, 1637 (age 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, dramatist

Bio: Benjamin Ben Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best, and his lyric poems.

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