"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe Read this for the first time as a senior in high school. I still get the same feeling now that I did back when I first read it. My absolute favorite love poem.
An anonymous portrait in Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, believed to show Christopher Marlowe. Born Baptised 26 February 1564 Canterbury, England Died 30 May 1593 (aged 29) Deptford, England Occupation Playwright, poet Nationality English
Was this the face that launce’d a thousand ships, And burnt the topless towers of Ilium? - Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss. Her lips suck forth my soul: see where it flies! Come, Helen, come, give me my soul again, Here will I dwell, for heaven is in these lips, And all is dross that is not Helena. I will be Paris, and for love of thee. Instead of Troy , shall Wittenberg be sack’d: And I will combat with weak Menelaus, And wear thy colors on my plumed crest; Yes, I...
Four Famous Tudor and Stuart Plays Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)
The TRAGICAL HISTORY or The LIFE and DEATH OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS By Christopher Marlowe.
1594.Frontcover of The Poem "Venus and Adonis" . First printed work of William Shakespeare(1593) with a two line latin inscription, which is the 7th and 8th last line out of Ovids Elegy I-15 (Death of a Poet), which Christopher Marlowe fully translated into English years earlier.Reprint of 1594.