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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

Thomas Heywood 1574?-1641 John Bartlett

    The world ’s a theatre, the earth a stage
Which God and Nature do with actors fill. 1
          Apology for Actors (1612).
    I hold he loves me best that calls me Tom.
          Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells.
    Seven cities warred for Homer being dead,
Who living had no roofe to shrowd his head. 2
          Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells.
    Her that ruled the rost in the kitchen. 3
          History of Women (ed. 1624). Page 286.
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, As You Like It, Quotation 36. [back]
Note 2.
See Burton, Quotation 42. [back]
Note 3.
See Heywood, Quotation 29. [back]