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Seventeenth-Century English Literature

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Hardcover, 148 pages
Published May 28th 1970 by Oxford University Press
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"English, now to so many writers a wife to whom, for better for worse, they have long been bound, was to the men of the seventeenth century, a still mysterious, still unconquered mistress." (11)

"'O eloquent, just, and mighty Death.'" (Raleigh, 16)

'"He that will apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.'" (Bacon, 17)

"[T]hey had no burden of already existing personal literature to clog their inspiration; they had not learned the thousand commonplaces and short c
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Dame (Cicely) Veronica Wedgwood OM DBE was an English historian who published under the name C. V. Wedgwood. Specializing in the history of 17th-century England and Continental Europe, her biographies and narrative histories "provided a clear, entertaining middle ground between popular and scholarly works."
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