John Webster

John Webster
London, England
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John Webster was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare.

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Popular Poems
1.
Vanitas Vanitatum
All the flowers of the spring
Meet to perfume our burying;
These have but their growing prime,
And man does flourish but his time:
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2.
The Shrouding Of The Duchess Of Malfi
Hark, now everything is still,
The screech-owl and the whistler shrill,
Call upon our dame aloud,
And bid her quickly don her shroud!
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3.
The Madman's Song
Oh, let us howl some heavy note,
Some deadly-dogged howl,
Sounding as from the threatening throat
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4.
Death Song
Hark, now everything is still;
The screech-owl and the whistler shrill
Call upon our dame aloud,
And bid her quickly don her shroud;
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5.
A Monumental Column
TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR ROBERT CARR, VISCOUNT ROCHESTER, KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER, AND ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL.

My right noble lord,
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
11 November 2014
When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.

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