Example sentences for: jonson

How can you use “jonson” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to the blurb on the dust jacket of this distinctly unpleasant book, Rosalind Miles is head of the Centre for Women's Studies at Coventry Polytechnic, a lecturer, broadcaster, journalist, and author of several other books, including a “highly acclaimed” biography of Ben Jonson.

  • The closing lines of the poem, with the sentence dancing eagerly over and across the ends of the lines, suggest that William Butler Yeats read Jonson closely--and indeed Yeats and Ezra Pound did study Jonson during the months when they shared a cottage in the country.

  • Is it possible to write in rhyme and meter more gracefully and plainly than Ben Jonson (1573-1637) does in "His Excuse for Loving"?

  • That an alteration is lately made in ours, or since the writers of the last age (in which I comprehend Shakespeare, Fletcher, and Jonson), is manifest.

  • The tone of Elizabeth comes nearer to the nihilistic relish of Jacobeans such as John Ford and John Webster than to the more sorrowful horror of the Elizabethan dramatists Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare.


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