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" Cut is the branch that might have grown 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 fortune may exhort the wise Only to wonder at unlawful things,... "
Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the ... - Page 238
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908 - 1291 pages
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Doctor Faustus

English drama - 1816
...the students, clothed in mourning black, 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 sometime grew within this learned man : Faustus is gone: regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful...
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Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1826
...standard or rallying point is thrown down. Marlowe concludes his Faustus with a similar image : — ' Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apolloes laurel bough.' And there is nothing left remarkable Beneath the visiting moon 9, [She faints....
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ...

William Shakespeare, Charles Symmons - 1826
...standard or rallying point is thrown down. Marlowe concludes his Faustns with a similar image : — ' Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apolloes laurel bough.' And there is nothing left remarkable Beneath the visiting moon9. [She faints....
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1836
...Is, their »tender«! or rallying point in thrown down. Marlowe concludes his Faustus with a similar ; And, though we leave it with a root, thus hack'd, The air will dri Apollnes laurel bough.' 9 « From this instant There's nothing serious in mortality : All is but toys...
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The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan: With a Biographical and ...

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 153 pages
...morning, and gather up his mangled limbs, the play concluding with a few lines, spoken by a Chorus :— " Cut Is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel-bough, That sometime grew within this learned man. Faustus is gone; regard his hellish fall,...
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Punch, Volumes 66-67

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman - Caricatures and cartoons - 1874
...for him the Essence of our Collective Wisdom — TOI« 1XYI. 108 PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. " Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough ! " But " «mo avaho, non deficit alter," and even if the metal be less finely •wrought, he hopes...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 3-4

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...dissatisfied, with the pitying but still tributary and almost consoling words of the Chorus on our hearts, — Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight^ And burned is Apollo's laurel-bough That sometimes grew within this learned man. Still finer, perhaps, is the conclusion of...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 435 pages
...him the lines pronounced in his own tragedy by the scholar over the mangled limbs of Faustus : — "Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight; And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometimes grew within this learned man." There is a great deal of melancholy truth in that profound...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1849
...burial : And all the scholars, cloth'd in mourning black, Shall wait upon his heavy funeral. Chorus. was never taught them, but on the promising and pleasing thoughts of litigious terms, fat That sometime grew within this learned man : Faustus is gone ! Regard his hellish fall, Wboee fiendful...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1850
...daily viewing the conflicts and struggles of the aspiring mind with the young but enfeebled body : 'CUT is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is APOLLO'S laurel bough/ It is somewhat surprising how few are the professional gentlemen that have crossed our piscatorial...
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