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John Fletcher (dramaturgo)

Data de nascimento: 1579
Data de falecimento: 1625

John Fletcher foi um dramaturgo jacobino. Há rumores de que foi o sucessor de William Shakespeare no cargo de dramaturgo no King's Men.Foi também professor de John Dalton na Quaker’s School de Springfield.

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„Beba hoje, e afogue toda a tristeza; talvez não haja um amanhã.“

—  John Fletcher (dramaturgo)
"Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do't tomorrow." Fonte: Rollo, Duke of Normandy (1639), Act II, sc. ii

„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

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„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.

„Twas when young Eustace wore his heart in's breeches.“

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

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

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

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

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647), 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.

„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
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647), 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.

„Charity and treating begin at home.“

—  John Fletcher, Wit Without Money
Wit Without Money (c. 1614; published 1639), Scene 2.

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