Excerpt from Ben Jonson's the Fountaine of Self-Loue or Cynthias Revels: Nach Der Quarto 1601 in Neudruck Enter three of the Children. 20 1. Pray you away; why Children? Gods so: what doe you 49 I meane? 2. Mary that you shall t speake the Prologue Sir. 3. Why? do you hope to speake it? 2. I,& I thinke I haue most right to it; I am sure I studied it first. 25 3. Thats all one, if the Author thinke 1 can spcake it better. 1. 1 plead Possession of the Cloake: Gentles, your suffrages for Godssake. Why Children, are you t asitamd? come in there. 1 Within. 3. 'Slid, lie play thing i'the Play: vnlesse I speakc it. 3o 1. Why? will you stand to most voyces of the Gentlemen? let 'that decide it. 3. Sir Gallant, you Presume to haue the start of vs there, and that makes you offer so bountifully. 1. No, would J were whipt, if I had any such thought; trye it by 35 Lotseyther. 2. Faith,1 dare tempt my Fortune in a greater venter then this. 3. Well said resolute lack; I am Content too; so we draw first, make the Cuts. 1. But will you t snatch my Cloake while J am stooping? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.