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John Fletcher

Datum narození: 1579
Datum úmrtí: 1625

John Fletcher byl anglický dramatik pozdní renesance .

Citáty John Fletcher

„Kdo je obklopen ušlechtilými myšlenkami, není nikdy samoten.“

—  John Fletcher
(en) …never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts. Source: [Beaumont, Francis, 1840, The works of Beaumont and Fletcher, with an intr. by G. Darley, 165, angličtina]

„Three merry boys, and three merry boys,
And three merry boys are we,
As ever did sing in a hempen string
Under the gallow-tree.“

—  John Fletcher
Rollo, Duke of Normandy, or The Bloody Brother, (c. 1617; revised c. 1627–30; published 1639), Act III, scene 2. Song.

„Hide, oh, hide those hills of snow
Which thy frozen bosom bears,
On whose tops the pinks that grow
Are of those that April wears!
But first set my poor heart free,
Bound in those icy chains by thee.“

—  John Fletcher
Rollo, Duke of Normandy, or The Bloody Brother, (c. 1617; revised c. 1627–30; published 1639), Act IV, scene i. Compare: "Take, O, take those lips away, That so sweetly were forsworn; And those eyes, the break of day, Lights that do mislead the morn: But my kisses bring again, bring again; Seals of love, but sealed in vain, sealed in vain", William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure.

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„There's nothing that allays an angry mind
So soon as a sweet beauty.“

—  John Fletcher, The Elder Brother
The Elder Brother (c. 1625; published 1637), Act III, scene 5.

„That soul that can
Be honest is the only perfect man.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647), Epilogue. Compare: "An honest man's the noblest work of God", Alexander Pope, Essay on Man, epistle iv. line 248.

„I'll have a fling.“

—  John Fletcher, Rule a Wife and Have a Wife
Rule a Wife and Have a Wife (licensed 19 October 1624; 1640), Act III, scene 5.

„Let's meet and either do or die.“

—  John Fletcher, The Island Princess
The Island Princess (c. 1620; published 1647), Act II, scene 2. Compare: "Let us do or die", Robert Burns, Bannockburn; same in Thomas Campbell, Gertrude of Wyoming, part iii. stanza 37.

„Death hath so many doors to let out life.“

—  John Fletcher, The Custom of the Country
The Custom of the Country (with Philip Massinger; c. 1619–23; published 1647), Act II, scene 2 Compare: "I know death hath ten thousand several doors / For men to take their exits.", John Webster, Dutchess of Malfi (1623); act IV, scene ii

„Thy clothes are all the soul thou hast.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647), Act V, scene 3, line 170.

„Come, sing now, sing; for I know you sing well;
I see you have a singing face.“

—  John Fletcher, The Wild Goose Chase
The Wild Goose Chase (c. 1621; published 1652), Act II. 2.

„Tis a word that's quickly spoken,
Which being restrained, a heart is broken.“

—  John Fletcher, The Spanish Curate
The Spanish Curate (licensed 24 October 1622; 1647), Act II, scene 5, Song.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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