Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe

Canterbury, England
Christopher Marlowe
Canterbury, England
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Christopher Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564; died 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. As the foremost Elizabethan tragedian, next to William Shakespeare, he is known for his blank verse, his overreaching protagonists, and his mysterious death.

A warrant was issued for Marlowe's arrest on 18 May 1 ...
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1.
The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
Come live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That valleys, groves, hills, and fields,
Woods, or steepy mountain yields.
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2.
Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight?
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
When two are stripped, long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should love, the other win;
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3.
The Face That Launch'D A Thousand Ships
Was this the face that launch'd a thousand ships,
And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?
Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss.
Her lips suck forth my soul: see where it flies!
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4.
Hero And Leander
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
hen two are stript long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should lose, the other win;
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5.
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,
Now wants the fuel that inflamed his beams:
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
Accurst be he that first invented war.

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Christopher Marlowe 29 October 2019
eye... Unmarked grave
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abonnez vous a ma chaine
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j lowe 22 May 2018
Terrible rendition of beautiful writing
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Renae Peynado 11 April 2007
THe poems written by Christopher Marlowe are heartfelt and true! He's one of the few poets in th world whose poem yuou read once and get the meaning! This is as good as it gets, and i will reccommend him to anyone!
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