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Philip Massinger

Data de nascimento: 1583
Data de falecimento: 17. Março 1640


Philip Massinger foi um dramaturgo inglês.

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„This many-headed monster,
The giddy multitude.“

— Philip Massinger
The Roman Actor (1626), Act iii. Sc. 2. Compare: "Many-headed multitude", Sir Philip Sidney, Defence of Poesy, Book ii; "Many-headed multitude", William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, act ii, scene 3; "This many-headed monster, Multitude", Daniel, History of the Civil War, book ii, st. 13.


„Cause me no causes.“

— Philip Massinger
A New Way to Pay Old Debts (1625), act i. sc. 3. See X me no X's.

„Some undone widow sits upon mine arm,
And takes away the use of it; and my sword,
Glued to my scabbard with wronged orphans' tears,
Will not be drawn.“

— Philip Massinger
A New Way to pay Old Debts (1625), Act v. Sc. 1. Compare: "From thousands of our undone widows / One may derive some wit", Thomas Middleton, A Trick to catch the Old One (1605), Act i, Scene 2.

„What a sea
Of melting ice I walk on!“

— Philip Massinger
The Maid of Honour (c. 1621; printed 1632), Act III, scene iii.

„Death hath a thousand doors to let out life.“

— Philip Massinger
A Very Woman (1619), Act v. Sc. 4. Compare: "Death hath so many doors to let out life", Beaumont and Fletcher, The Custom of the Country, act ii. sc. 2; "The thousand doors that lead to death", Sir Thomas Browne, Religio Medici, part i, sect. xliv.


„The good needs fear no law,
It is his safety and the bad man's awe.“

— Philip Massinger
The Old Law (c. 1615–18; printed 1656), with Thomas Middleton and William Rowley.