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" What may be here thought FICTION, when time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known A TRUTH : In which, if words have cloth'd the subject right, You may partake a pity, with delight. "
The Dramatic Works of John Ford: With an Introduction, and Notes Critical ... - Page viii
by John Ford - 1831 - 347 pages
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 25

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - Devon (England) - 1893
...transaction, (v. 296.) 138. Evidently founded on fact, as in the prologue we read : " What may be here thought Fiction, when time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known a Truth." 139. "It was reprinted in 1714, when the movements of the Pretender's adherents in Scotland were attracting...
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President's Address

Thomas Nadauld Brushfield - 1893 - 134 pages
...transaction, (v. 296.) 138. Evidently founded on fact, as in the prologue we read : " What may be here thought Fiction, when time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known a Truth." 139. "It was reprinted in 1714, when the movements of the Pretender's adherents in Scotland were attracting...
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The Broken Heart

John Ford - 1894 - 132 pages
...law we keep in our presentment now, Not to take freedom more than we allow ; What may be here thought Fiction, when Time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known a Truth : 16 In which, if words have clothed the subject right, You may partake a pity with delight. DRAMATIS...
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The Broken Heart

John Ford - 1906 - 143 pages
...law we keep in our presentment now, Not to take freedom more than we allow ; What may be here thought Fiction, when time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known A Truth : In which, if words have clothed the subject right, You may partake a pity, with delight. • THE...
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The Selected Plays of John Ford: The Broken Heart, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore ...

John Ford - Drama - 1986 - 356 pages
...Heart has been discovered, despite the tantalising statement in the Prologue that 'What may be here thought a fiction, when time's youth / Wanted some riper years, was known a truth' (15-16). In 668 BC the Spartans celebrated a victory over Messenia of the kind which brings Ithocles...
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The Dramatic Works of John Ford,: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

John Ford - Dramatists, English - 1827 - 616 pages
...law we keep in our presentment now, Not to take freedom more than we allow ; What may be here thought FICTION, when time's youth Wanted some riper years, was known A TRUTH : In which, if words have cloth'd the subject right, You may partake a pity, with delight. This Prologue...
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