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Philip Massinger
(1583-1640) born on
English dramatist. His plays include "New Way to Pay Old Debts," 1633; he frequently collaborated with Fletcher.
         
   
F
Now speak,
Or be for ever silent.

R
And what, in a mean man, I should call folly,
Is in your majesty remarkable wisdom.
A
Death hath
had a thousand doors to let out life,
I shall find one. . . From a loath'd life,
I'll not an hour outlive.
N
Some undone widow sits upon mine arm,
And takes away the use of it; 1 and my sword,
Glued to my scabbard with wronged orphans' tears,
Will not be drawn.
K
Patience, the beggar's virtue,
Shall find no harbour here.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Duke of Milan," IV. iii.
R: Eubulus, advisor to King Ladislaus of Hungary, in "The Picture," act 1, sc. 2, 1630.
A: Almera, daughter of the Viceroy of Sicily, in "A Very Women," act 5, sc. 4, 1655.
N: "A New Way to pay Old Debts," Act v. Sc. 1.
K: Sir Giles Overreach, in "A New Way To Pay Old Debts," act 5, sc. 1.
   


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