John Webster

(1578 - 1632 / London, England)

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John Webster was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare.

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  • ''Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.''
    John Webster (1580-1625), British dramatist. Ferdinand, in The Duchess of Malfi, act 5, sc. 2.
  • ''When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.''
    John Webster (1580-1625), British dramatist. The Duchess of Malfi, act 5, sc. 2.
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