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Thomas Heywood

Data de nascimento: 1574
Data de falecimento: 16. Agosto 1641


Thomas Heywood foi um proeminente dramaturgo e ator inglês do teatro isabelino, cujo auge se deu entre o final do teatro isabelino e o início do jacobita.

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„Her that ruled the rost in the kitchen.“

—  Thomas Heywood
History of Women (ed. 1624), p. 286. Compare: "He ruleth all the roste", John Skelton, Why Come ye not to Courte (published c. 1550), Line 198; "Rule the rost", John Heywood, Proverbs (1546) part i. chap. v.; "Rules the roast", Ben Jonson, George Chapman, Marston: Eastward Ho, act ii. sc. 1.; William Shakespeare, 2 Henry VI. act i. sc. 1.


„The world’s a theatre, the earth a stage
Which God and Nature do with actors fill.“

—  Thomas Heywood
Apology for Actors, (1612). Compare: "The world's a stage on which all parts are played", Thomas Middleton, A Game of Chess (1624), Act v. Sc. 1.; "All the world ’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players", Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act ii. Sc. 7.

„Seven cities warred for Homer being dead,
Who living had no roofe to shrowd his head.“

—  Thomas Heywood
Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells (1635). Compare: "Homer himself must beg if he want means, and as by report sometimes he did 'go from door to door and sing ballads, with a company of boys about him", Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, Part i. Sect. 2, Memb. 4, Subsect. 6.

„With this kiss I wed thee once again.“

—  Thomas Heywood
A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607), Frank, sc. 16.