Quod me nutrit me destruit"
"Dum nutriio consumor"
but also tightly connected significant contextual information about his fate.-
Emblem XV/Book-1 exhibits an altar on which the burning laurel (of the poets fame) is sacrified. The entire poeme is imbued with 'Marlowes complementary-dialectic life Motto. The wisdome of this philosphy corresponds to
Shakespeare's Hamlet Act II, Scene II.
"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so" as well as to
Marlowe's Doctor Faustus -
“Hell is just a frame of mind.”
The Poem offers a further interpretation of this dialectic wisdome: Marlowe: "when I quite am vanish'd out of seeing "I shall enjoy my "Now-concealed Beeing".
Who else besides Marlowe, who vanished out of seeing, could be meant by this characterization?
Who else besides Marlowe could have written in such an artistic "dialectic complementary" stile?
The german book: "The true Shakespeare: Christopher Marlowe" sees in George Wither one of the multiplicity of author-pseudonyms of Marlowe whose death was feigned.in 1593- .