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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,... "
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ... - Page 40
by Charles Lamb - 1813 - 484 pages
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Doctor Faustus

Charles Wentworth Dilke - English drama - 1816
...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...wits, To practice more than heavenly power permits. Terminal hora diem, terminal Author opus. LUST'S DOMINION; OR. THE LASCIVIOUS QUEEN: TRAGEDY. BY CHRISTOPHER...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

Scotland - 1817
...concludes with the following fine lines. " Cut is the branch that might have growne full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime...is gone : regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful torture may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things, — Whose decpnesse doth entice such...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...concludes with the following fine lines. " Cut is the branch that might have growne full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough ! That sometime...man. Faustus is gone : regard his hellish fall. Whose ficndful torture may exhort the wue. Only to wonder at unlawful tilings, — Whose dcepnesse doth entice...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 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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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 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, Volumes 1-3

Christopher Marlowe - Dramatists, English - 1826
...upon his heavy funeral. [Exeunt. Enter CHORUS. Cut is the branch that might havegrownfull straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime...this learned man: Faustus is gone: regard his hellish tall, Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things; Whose deepness...
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The works of Christopher Marlowe [ed. by G. Robinson].

Christopher Marlowe - 1826
...upon his heavy funeral. [Exeunt. Enter CHORUS. Cut is the branch that miqht have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime...learned man : Faustus is gone: regard his hellish 1'all, Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things; Whose deepness...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore, John Wright - 1832
...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...Faustus is gone! — regard his hellish fall, Whose findful torture may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things ! But these, and many other...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1833
...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...Faustus is gone! — regard his hellish fall, Whose findful torture may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things ! But these, and many other...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...great elegance and classical beauty : — ' Cut in the branch that might have growne full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough That sometime...gone! — regard his hellish fall. Whose fiendful lorturc may exhort the wise. Only to wonder at unlawful things." But these, and many other smooth and...
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