Christopher Marlowe
Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? by Christopher Marlowe

Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? by Christopher Marlowe

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;And one ...

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The Face That Launch’D A Thousand Ships by Christopher Marlowe

The Face That Launch’D A Thousand Ships by Christopher Marlowe

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 ...

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I Must Have Wanton Poets by Christopher Marlowe

I Must Have Wanton Poets by Christopher Marlowe

MUST have wanton poets, pleasant wits,Musicians, that with touching of a stringMay draw the pliant king which way I please:Music and poetry is his delight;Therefore I'll have ...

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Hero And Leander: The Second Sestiad by Christopher Marlowe

Hero And Leander: The Second Sestiad by Christopher Marlowe

By this, sad Hero, with love unacquainted,Viewing Leander's face, fell down and fainted.He kissed her and breathed life into her lips,Wherewith as one displeased away she ...

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Elegies, Book One, 5 by Christopher Marlowe

Elegies, Book One, 5 by Christopher Marlowe

In summer’s heat and mid-time of the dayTo rest my limbs upon a bed I lay,One window shut, the other open stood,Which gave such light as twinkles in a wood,Like twilight glimpse ...

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Dialogue In Verse by Christopher Marlowe

Dialogue In Verse by Christopher Marlowe

_Jack._ Seest thou not yon farmer's son?He hath stoln my love from me, alas!What shall I do? I am undone;My heart will ne'er be as it was.O, but he gives her gay gold rings,And ...

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Fragment by Christopher Marlowe

Fragment by Christopher Marlowe

I WALK'D along a stream, for pureness rare,Brighter than sun-shine; for it did acquaintThe dullest sight with all the glorious preyThat in the pebble-paved channel lay.No molten ...

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Accurs’D Be He That First Invented War by Christopher Marlowe

Accurs’D Be He That First Invented War by Christopher Marlowe

Accurs'd be he that first invented war!They knew not, ah, they knew not, simple men,How those were hit by pelting cannon-shotStand staggering like a quivering aspen-leafFearing ...

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Our Conquering Swords by Christopher Marlowe

Our Conquering Swords by Christopher Marlowe

Our conquering swords shall marshall us the wayWe use to march upon the slaughter'd foe,Trampling their bowels with our horses' hoofs,Brave horses bred on the white Tartarian ...

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Ignoto by Christopher Marlowe

Ignoto by Christopher Marlowe

I love thee not for sacred chastity.Who loves for that? nor for thy sprightly wit:I love thee not for thy sweet modesty,Which makes thee in perfection's throne to sit.I love thee ...

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In Obitum Honoratissimi Viri, Rogeri Manwood, Militis, Quaestorii Reginalis Capitalis Bareonis by Christopher Marlowe

In Obitum Honoratissimi Viri, Rogeri Manwood, Militis, Quaestorii Reginalis Capitalis Bareonis by Christopher Marlowe

NOCTIVAGI terror, ganeonis triste flagellum,Et Jovis Alcides, rigido vulturque latroni,Urna subtegitur. Scelerum, gaudete, nepotes!Insons, luctifica sparsis cervice ...

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Lament For Zenocrate by Christopher Marlowe

Lament For Zenocrate by Christopher Marlowe

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:And all ...

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Hero And Leander: The First Sestiad by Christopher Marlowe

Hero And Leander: The First Sestiad by Christopher Marlowe

On Hellespont, guilty of true-love's blood,In view and opposite two cities stood,Sea-borderers, disjoined by Neptune's might; The one Abydos, the other Sestos hight.At Sestos Hero ...

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