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date: 26 June 2019

John Fletcher 1579–1625
English dramatist. See also Shakespeare 

  1. Death hath so many doors to let out life.
    The Custom of the Country (with Massinger) act 2, sc. 2; see Massinger, Seneca, Webster
  2. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
    Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
    The Honest Man's Fortune epilogue
  3. Care-charming Sleep, thou easer of all woes,
    Brother to Death.
    Valentinian (performed 1610–14) act 5, sc. 7 ‘Song’; see Daniel, Shelley
  4. Whistle and she'll come to you.
    Wit Without Money act 4, sc. 4; see Burns