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The Poetical Works of John Dryden [With a Life of Dryden by R. Hooper].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... PALAMON AND ARC1TE; OR, THE KNIGHT'S TALE. BOOK I. In days of old, there liv'd, of mighty fame, A valiant prince, and Theseus was his name: A chief, who more in feats ...more
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Published February 9th 2012 by General Books (first published January 1st 1893)
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John Dryden (19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came
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