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John Fletcher

Datum narození: 1579
Datum úmrtí: 1625

John Fletcher byl anglický dramatik pozdní renesance .

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

—  John Fletcher

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

„First come, first served.“

—  John Fletcher, The Little French Lawyer

Act II, scene 1.
The Little French Lawyer (c. 1619–23; published 1647)

„Sing a song of sixpence.“

—  John Fletcher

Act V, scene 2.
The Tragedy of Bonduca (1611–14; published 1647)

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„The foot in the grave.“

—  John Fletcher, The Little French Lawyer

Act I, scene 1.
The Little French Lawyer (c. 1619–23; published 1647)

„As high as Heaven, as deep as Hell.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune

Act IV, scene 1.
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)

„Lie lightly on my ashes, gentle earthe.“

—  John Fletcher

Act IV, scene 3. ("Sit tibi terra levis," familiar inscription).
The Tragedy of Bonduca (1611–14; published 1647)

„Charity and treating begin at home.“

—  John Fletcher, Wit Without Money

Scene 2.
Wit Without Money (c. 1614; published 1639)

„Man is his own star, and the soul that can
Render an honest and a perfect man
Commands all light, all influence, all fate.
Nothing to him falls early, or too late.
Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune

Epilogue. Compare: "Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long", Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, part i. sect. 2, memb. 1, subsect. 2.
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)

„From the crown of our head to the sole of our foot.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune

Act II, scene 2. Compare Thomas Middleton, A Mad World, My Masters, Act I, scene 3. Pliny, Natural History, Book VII, Chapter XVII. William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act III, scene 2.
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)

„This is a gimcrack
That can get nothing but new fashions on you.“

—  John Fletcher, The Elder Brother

Act III, scene 3.
The Elder Brother (c. 1625; published 1637)

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

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