Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Ben Jonson’s “The Alchemist”: A Retelling — Act 5, Scene 5 (Conclusion)

—5.5— Lovewit, wearing Spanish clothing, stood talking with the parson. Loud knocking sounded at the door. At the door, Lovewit asked, “What do you want, my masters?” Sir Epicure Mammon replied, “Open your door, cheaters, bawds, conjurers.” A police officer … Continue reading

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