Treasure Island

Christopher Marlowe

(26 February 1564 - 30 May 1593 / Canterbury, England)

Fragment


I WALK'D along a stream, for pureness rare,
Brighter than sun-shine; for it did acquaint
The dullest sight with all the glorious prey
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  • Cat Hodgson (4/14/2014 5:11:00 AM)

    Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight? I liked that poem I couldn't find it here as it came in my email, Cat (Report) Reply

  • Sidi Mahtrow (11/26/2010 9:51:00 AM)

    There are some who believe that Marlowe was in fact Shakespeare. Reasoning that Shakespeare was little known before he arrived on the stage, and most history is suspect in building a character around his writings. While Christopher Marlowe was well recognized, and yet seemingly disappeared.

    Read. Shakespeare New Evidence, by A. D. Wraight. Draw your own conclusions.

    Regardless, the most striking thing about these poems is the ability of the poet to capture the reader's attention and begin the tale with the very first memorable line.

    s (Report) Reply

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