Saturday, December 21, 2019


Ben Jonson's Big Toe

Ben Jonson's Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden, ed. R.F. Patterson (London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1923), p. 29:
He heth consumed a whole night in lying looking to his great toe, about which he hath seen Tartars and Turks, Romans and Carthaginians, feight in his imagination.

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