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COM E DY
First Acted in the YEAR 1610.
By the King's M A JEST Y's Servants.
W I TH THE
Allowance of the Master of Revels.
The Author Ben. JOHNSON.
-petere inde coronam,
C. Corbet and G. Conyers.
The Sickness bot, a Master quit, for fear,
P R O L OG U E.
We wish away, both for your fakes and ours,
To tń Author Justice, to our selves but Grace. Our Scene is London, 'cause we would make known,
No Countries Mirth is better than our own: No Clime breeds better Matter for your Whore,
Bawd, Squire, Impostor, many Persons more, Whole Manners, now call'd Humours, feed the Stage ;
And which have fill been Subject for the Rage Or Spleen of Comick Writers. Tho' this Pen
Did never aim to grieve, but better Men; Howe'er the Age he lives in doth endure
The Vices that the breeds, above their Cure. But when the whole fome Remedies are sweet,
And in their working, Gain and Profit meet,
But will with such fair Correctives be pleas'd: