I know an Englishman Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.
Man is a torch borne in the wind; a dream But of a shadow, summed with all his substance.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Death:||12th May, 1634|
|Profession:||Playwright, Poet, Translator|
George Chapman was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England. He was an English playwright, translator, and poet. He was a classical scholar whose work shows the influence of Stoicism. He is best remembered for his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, and the Homeric Batrachomyomachia. His earliest published works were the obscure philosophical poems The Shadow of Night and Ovid's Banquet of Sense. Other poems by Chapman include: De Guiana and Carmen Epicum. He wrote several plays include: Bussy D'Ambois, An Humorous Day's Mirth, The Widow's Tears, All Fools, The Gentleman Usher, The Blind Beggar of Alexandria, Monsieur D'Olive, and May Day.
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