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John Ford
(1586-1640) born on
Feb 01
English dramatist. His melancholy plays include "Broken Heart," 1633.
         
   
F
Nice philosophy
May tolerate unlikely arguments,
But heaven admits no jest.

R
Busy opinion is an idle fool.
A
Why, I hold fate
Clasped in my fist, and could command the course
Of time's eternal motion, hadst thou been
One thought more steady than an ebbing sea.
N
Whilst we strive
To live most free, we're caught in our own toils.
K
Honour,
How much we fight with weakness to preserve thee.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "'Tis Pity She's a Whore," act 1, sc. 1, 1633.
R: "'Tis Pity She's a Whore," act 1, sc. 1, 1633.
A: "'Tis Pity She's a Whore," act 5, sc. 4, 1633.
N: "The Lover's Melancholy," 1629.
K: "The Broken Heart," 1633.
   


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