Arden — “The forest of,” AS YOU LIKE IT, i. 1. 105; i. 3. 103; ii. 4. 13. “Ardenne is a forest of considerable extent in French Flanders, lying near the Meuse, and between Charlemont and Rocroy. It is mentioned by Spenser in his Colin Clout's come home again, 1595. . . . But our author was furnished with the scene of his play by Lodge's novel” (MALONE) .