Christopher Marlowe

“From jygging vaines of riming mother wits,
And such conceits as clownage keepes in pay,
Weele leade you to the stately tent of War:
Where you shall heare the Scythian Tamburlaine,

Threatning the world with high astounding tearms
And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword.
View but his picture in this tragicke glasse,
And then applaud his fortunes if you please.”

Christopher Marlowe, Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine, Part One and Part Two: Text and Major Criticism
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