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" As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man, that it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a humour. "
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por Ben Jonson - 1913 - 456 páginas
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The Book of Leo: An Enchiridion

N. K. Oo - 1995 - 95 páginas
...types in comedy was Ben Jonson. He called people who are characters humors, and defined them thus: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man,...his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, That may be truly said to be Humour. We would see such a person and...
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Blind Men and Elephants: Perspectives on Humor

Arthur Asa Berger - 2011 - 192 páginas
...his "Induction" to Everyman and His Humour, which was written in 1599 (Levin, 1987, 183), as follows: Some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man, that...his affects, his spirits, and his powers In their confluctions, all to run one way. This notion of personality types has played an important role in...
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Tobias Smollett: The Critical Heritage

Lionel Kelly - 1995 - 380 páginas
...possess a man, that it doth draw All his effects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a humour. Hence we may explain the congeniality of humour with pathos, so exquisite in Sterne and Smollett, and...
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Dental Anthropology

Simon Hillson - 1996 - 389 páginas
...blood" flowing in the human body, determining personal temperament, "by Metaphor" the term may apply "when some one peculiar quality / Doth so possess...his affects, his spirits, and his powers / In their confluctions, all to run one way" (Every Man Out, Opening Grex, lines 99-108). (In modern terms humours...
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The English Stage: A History of Drama and Performance

John L. Styan, Styan, John Louis Styan - 1996 - 432 páginas
...medieval medical analysis of the personality to the 'humours' of practical stage characterization: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man...his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way; This may be truly said to be a humour. (1O5-9) A show-stopper in...
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The Crommelynck Mystery: The Life and Work of a Belgian Playwright

Alain Piette, Bert Cardullo, Professor Bert Cardullo - 1997 - 150 páginas
...(in his day) medical theory into dramatic terms: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possesse a man, that it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a Humour. 74 In a famous essay on Jonson,...
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The Senses of Humor: Self and Laughter in Modern America

Daniel Wickberg - 1998 - 267 páginas
...Métaphore, apply it selfe Unto the general disposition, As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possesse a man, that it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluerions all to ninne one way, This may be truly said to be a Humor. But that a Rooke in wearing...
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Five Plays

Ben Jonson - 1999 - 603 páginas
...the basic sense of the word 'by metaphor' to apply to 'the general disposition' of any individual: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man...it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his power, In their confluctions, all to run one way; This may be truly said to be a humour. (Induction,...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson

Richard L. Harp, Richard Harp, Stanley Stewart - 2000 - 218 páginas
...bodily fluids. He talks rather of a condition which may truly be seen as a defect of character: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man...In their conductions, all to run one way; This may he truly said to be a humour. (Grex after the Second Sounding, 105-9) It is a self-centered, psycho-social...
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Shakespeare and the Drama of His Time

Martin Wiggins, Martin (Fellow Wiggins, Shakespeare Institute Stratford-upon-Avon) - 2000 - 149 páginas
...melancholic humours. But for Jonson, the concept's application to dramatic character was metaphorical: when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man,...his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a humour. (induction 105-9) In other...
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