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" straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime grew within this learned man : Faustus is gone : regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things ; Whose deepness doth entice such forward... "
Doctor Faustus, by C. Marlowe. Lust's dominion. Mother Bombie; Midas, by ... - Page 86
by Charles Wentworth Dilke - 1814
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Doctor Faustus

English drama - 1816
...Shall wait upon his heavy funeral. [Exeunt. Enter CHORUS. Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That...wits, To practice more than heavenly power permits. Terminal hora diem, terminat Author opus. LUST'S DOMINION; OR, THE LASCIVIOUS QUEEN: VOL. I. TRAGEDY....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...drama concludes with the following fine lines. " Cut is the branch that might have grown« And bunixl is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime grew within...is gone : regard his hellish fall. Whose fiendful torture may exhort die wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things,— Whose decpnesse doth entice such...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...wait upon his heavy funeral." So the Chorus: " Cut is the branch that might have grown full strait, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime grew within this learned man." And still more affecting are his own conflicts of mind and agonizing doubts on this subject just before,...
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The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Volume 2

Christopher Marlowe - Drama - 1826
...Shall wait upon his heavy funeral. [Exeunt. Enter CHORUS. Cut is the branch that miejht have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That...wits, To practice more than heavenly power permits. Terminat horn diem, terminat author opus. KIT MARLOWE'S WORKS. VOLUME III. LUST'S DOMINION; OR THE...
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Specimens of English dramatic poets: who lived about the time of ..., Volume 1

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1835
...black, Shall wait upon his heavy funeral. Chorvs. Cut is the branch that might have grown full strait, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That sometime...things: Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits To practise more than heavenly power permits. [The growing horrors of Faustus are awfully marked by the...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles in that ...

Maurice Cross - 1835
...verses of great elegance and classical beauty :— " Cut is the branch that might have growne full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That sometime grew within this learned man. Faustus is gone!—regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful'torture may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - History - 1842
...More lovely than'the monarch of the ikyei, 1 Cut is the branch that might hare growne full tfnlfh ' And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That sometime...Faustus is gone ! —regard his hellish fall, Whose limlful torture may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things ' ' But these, and many other...
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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - Literary Criticism - 1843
...mourning black, Shall wait upon his heavy funeral. Chorus. Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That...: Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits To practise more than heavenly power permits. The classical taste of Marlow is evinced in the fine apostrophe...
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The secret passion, by the author of 'Shakspeare and his friends'.

Robert Folkestone Williams - History - 1844
...soever they make in the contrary. JOHN KMOX. Regard his hellish fall, Whose fiemlful fortune may exalt the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things: Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits To practise more than heavenly power permits. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWB. It was on a morning of matchless beauty—the...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...bewailed in verses of great elegance and classical beauty. " Cut is the branch that might have growne full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That sometime grew within this learned man. cc 2 Faustus is gone ! — regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful torture may exhort the wise, Only...
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