George Chapman 1559 – 12 May 1634

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Who to himself is law, no law doth need, Offends no law, and is a king indeed.
George Chapman (c. 1559-1634), British dramatist, poet, translator. repr. In Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Tragedies, ed. Thomas Marc Parrott (1910). Bussy d'Ambois, in Bussy d'Ambois, act 2, sc. 1, l. 203-4 (1607, rev. 1641). Addressing Henry III of France, in self-vindication after killing two men in a quarrel.
Pure innovation is more gross than error.
George Chapman (1559-1634), British dramatist, poet, translator. King Henry, in Bussy D'Ambois, act 1, sc. 2, l. 38 (1607).
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.
George Chapman (c. 1559-1634), British dramatist, poet, translator. repr. In Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Comedies, ed. Thomas Marc Parrott (1914). Vandome, in Monsieur d'Olive, act 5, sc. 1, l. 8-9 (1606). Proposing to distract the countess Marcellina from her melancholy.

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