John Webster Quotes

Your length in clay's now competent, A long war disturbed your mind;
John Webster (c. 1580-1638), British writer. The Duchess of Malfi (l. 6-7). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Sin their conception, their birth weeping, Their life a general mist of error, Their death a hideous storm of terror.
John Webster (c. 1580-1638), British writer. The Duchess of Malfi (l. 10-12). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.
John Webster (1580-1625), British dramatist. The Duchess of Malfi, act 5, sc. 2.
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Echo, then, shall again Tell her I follow,
John Webster (c. 1580-1638), British writer, and William Rowley (c.1585?-1642?), British writer. The Thracian Wonder (attibuted to Webster and to Rowley) (l. 13-14). . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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Art thou gone in haste? I'll not forsake thee! Runn'st thou ne'er so fast, I'll o'ertake thee!
John Webster (c. 1580-1638), British writer, and William Rowley (c. 1585-1642?), British writer. The Thracian Wonder (attributed to Webster and to Rowley) (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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But keepe the wolfe far thence, that's foe to men, For with his nailes he'll dig them up agen.
John Webster (c. 1580-1638), British writer. The White Devil (l. 9-10). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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