The Jew of Malta w/ Direct link technology (A Classic Drama)

The Jew of Malta w/ Direct link technology (A Classic Drama)

by Christopher Marlowe
     
 
We know not how our play may pass this stage, But by the best of poets<5> in that age THE MALTA-JEW had being and was made; And he then by the best of actors<6> play'd: In HERO AND LEANDER<7> one did gain A lasting memory; in Tamburlaine, This Jew, with others many, th' other wan The attribute of peerless, being a man Whom we may rank with (doing no

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We know not how our play may pass this stage, But by the best of poets<5> in that age THE MALTA-JEW had being and was made; And he then by the best of actors<6> play'd: In HERO AND LEANDER<7> one did gain A lasting memory; in Tamburlaine, This Jew, with others many, th' other wan The attribute of peerless, being a man Whom we may rank with (doing no one wrong) Proteus for shapes, and Roscius for a tongue,-- So could he speak, so vary; nor is't hate To merit in him<8> who doth personate Our Jew this day; nor is it his ambition To exceed or equal, being of condition More modest: this is all that he intends, (And that too at the urgence of some friends,) To prove his best, and, if none here gainsay it, The part he hath studied, and intends to play it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013056381
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
08/29/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
56 KB

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