Who is Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (/ˈmɑːrloʊ/; baptised 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe and who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious early death. Marlowe's plays are known for the use of blank verse and their overreaching protagonists.

Some scholars[who?] believe that a warrant was issued for Marlowe's arrest on 18 May 1593. No reason was given for it, though it was thought to be connected to allegations of blasphemy—a manuscript believed to have been written by Marlowe was said to ...
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Christopher Marlowe Poems

  • 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; ...
  • 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; ...
  • Our Conquering Swords
    Our conquering swords shall marshall us the way
    We use to march upon the slaughter'd foe,
    Trampling their bowels with our horses' hoofs,
    Brave horses bred on the white Tartarian hills. ...
  • Elegies, Book One, 5
    In summerâ??s heat and mid-time of the day
    To rest my limbs upon a bed I lay,
    One window shut, the other open stood,
    Which gave such light as twinkles in a wood, ...
  • I Must Have Wanton Poets
    MUST have wanton poets, pleasant wits,
    Musicians, that with touching of a string
    May draw the pliant king which way I please:
    Music and poetry is his delight; ...
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  • Icuckooclock: i'll burn my books. -- christopher marlowe
  • Sportingkyd: in this paper i argue that henry petowe added a smiley-face emoji after ‘death’ because he thought christopher marlowe deserved to be murdered for not settling his bar tab
  • Domycustomessay: how could i argue rebellion in christopher marlowe’s, dr. faustus? i need help with a literature question. all
  • Shakeauthtrust: christopher marlowe apparently died, under shady circumstances, just two weeks before the first work with the name 'shakespeare' on it was published. an orthodox exploration of his death is freshly explored in 'the reckoning' podcast/series on bbc sounds:
  • Slurricaneh: teens today spend too much time listening the jack harlow and not enough time reading christopher marlowe
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There is a blue star, Janet,
Fifteen years- ride from us,
If we ride a hundred miles an hour.

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Forty years- ride from us,
If we ride a hundred miles an hour.

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