Example sentences for: jonson

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

  • 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.

  • For Ben Jonson, writing this brilliant poem early in the 17 th century, the opposite is true: The ear is the avenue of the spirit, while the eye is duped by mere seeming.

  • “O rare Ben Jonson!”

  • 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.


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