Quotation by Christopher Marlowe

Where both deliberate, the love is slight:
Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight?
Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593), British dramatist, poet. Hero and Leander, "First Sestiad" l. 175-6 (1598).

The words are recalled in Shakespeare's As You Like It, act 3, sc. 5, l. 175-6, which appeared a year after Marlowe's poem: "Dead shepherd, now I find thy saw of might: 'Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?'..."
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