Daily Archives: July 20, 2017

Lize Bard: Drifter — Haiku out of africa

I drift in and out ~ of your mercurial mind ~ but wish I could stay ©Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa via Drifter — Haiku out of africa

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Ben Jonson’s “The Alchemist”: Cast of Characters, Argument, and Prologue

CAST OF CHARACTERS THE CON ARTISTS Subtle: The alchemist. The word “subtle” used to mean cunning in a crafty and/or deceitful way. It also meant devious and underhand. Subtle is an older man. Face: The housekeeper, Lovewit’s Jeremy the butler. The housekeeper … Continue reading

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Ben Jonson’s “The Alchemist”: A Retelling — Act 2, Scene 2

— 2.2 — Face, wearing the clothing of an alchemist’s assistant, entered the room. His face was bearded and sooty. “What is it?” Sir Epicure Mammon asked. “Do we succeed? Has our day come? How is it going?” Face said, … Continue reading

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