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

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Lament for Zenocrate

Black is the beauty of the brightest day,
The golden belle of heaven's eternal fire,
That danced with glory on the silver waves,
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  • Gulsher John (11/26/2012 7:54:00 PM)

    writer of Shakespeare plays as well
    the true poetic genius of his time
    rode to future...........

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  • Ncamie Pretty Khanyile (11/26/2010 2:38:00 PM)

    Man am impressed by your poems

  • Michael Pruchnicki (11/26/2009 10:22:00 AM)

    Love and war are what's taken place in TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT. The 'Lament for Zenocrate' is a hymn of thanksgiving to Apollo for the beauty and goodness of Zenocrate, daughter of the sultan of Egypt. She possesses a divine nature indicated by the lines that mention this quality from the 'angels on the walls of heaven' to the 'Cherubs and holy Seraphins' that sing before the 'King of Kings, ' all in praise of the 'divine Zenocrate'! She has risen from 'this loathsome earth' to shine among the gods in 'imperial heaven' and to be praised by God 'holding out his hand to entertain divine Zenocrate'! All through the play by Marlowe the heroic wife and mother struggles to influence Tamburlaine to cease his warlike ways.

  • Kevin Straw (11/26/2009 8:18:00 AM)

    Over the top. I read this and cannot believe anything is taking place here except the mighty lines rolling around like lightning and thunder in Marlowe's mind. The poetry is too loud to hear that of which it speaks..

  • Ramesh T A (11/26/2009 1:19:00 AM)

    Free flowing blank verse of Marlowe makes me lull on the heavenly picture he has painted on the lively canvas of poetry never leaves the mind!

  • Paddy Harris (11/26/2008 1:24:00 PM)

    I don't think he can hear you

  • Adriana Kohler (11/26/2007 5:45:00 PM)

    your poems tooo long

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