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John Dryden: John Dryden was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott named him "Glorious John.". Restoration era English poet literary critic translator and playwright

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Quote Left Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare. Quote Right
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Quote Left The gates of Hell are open night and day Smooth the descent, and easy is the way But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this, the task and mighty labor lies. Quote Right
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Quote Left We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure. Quote Right
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Quote Left Such subtle Covenants shall be made,Till Peace it self is War in Masquerade. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue. Quote Right
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