Do you know what Ben Jonson meant when he said William Shakespeare “Was not of an age, but for all time?” William Shakespeare was not known only for the 1500’s, he was known for many years. We still talk about him today. Some of his plays were made into movies, some into comedy shows. Also we still see and read his plays today. yes" Also he will never be forgotten. In my opinion he was the BEST man in the WORLD. So that’s all I think he said in this passage.