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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

„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)

„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)

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„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)

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

—  John Fletcher, The Elder Brother

Act V.
The Elder Brother (c. 1625; published 1637)

„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.

„Thy clothes are all the soul thou hast.“

—  John Fletcher, The Honest Man's Fortune

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

„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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