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John Dryden

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Comprehensive information about John Dryden including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational John Dryden resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nature meant me a wife, a silly harmless household Dove, fond without art; and kind without deceit. Quote Right
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Quote Left Fortune, that with malicious joyDoes man her slave oppress,Proud of her office to destroy,Is seldom pleasd to bless. Quote Right
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Quote Left Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be. Quote Right
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Quote Left She feared no danger, for she knew no sin. Quote Right
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