|Was this the face that launch’d a thousand ships, / And burnt the topless towers of Ilium? / Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss! / Her lips suck forth my soul: see, where it flies!|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 19, Part 2
The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
The master of blank verse, Marlowe was the first to turn the Faustian myth into a morality play; it remains an apogee of Elizabethan drama.
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001