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The Lovers' Progress
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher: The woman's prize. The island princess. The noble gentleman. The coronation. The coxcomb (1910 edition)
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Love's Cure (1617), Act III, Scene III. As quoted in "Familiar Quotations: A Collection of passages, phrases and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature", John Bartlett, 1968 edition, p. 203
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Works: With and introd. and explanatory notes By Henry Weber (1812 edition)
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Variant: "Love's tongue is in the eyes". Source: Piscatory Eclogues (1633)
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Sicelides (c. 1614), Act V, Scene III
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The Custom of the Country (with Philip Massinger; c. 1619–23; published 1647), Act II, scene 2.
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The Island Princess (c. 1620), Act II, scene 2


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Born: December 20, 1579

Died: 1625 (aged 45)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Dramatist

Bio: John Fletcher was a Jacobean playwright. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, he was one of the most prolific and influential of the Jacobean dramatists. In succession to Shakespeare, he became the chief dramatist for the leading company of London, the King's Men.

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