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Dryden poetry & prose : with essays by Congreve, Johnson, Scott and others

Author: John Dryden; William Congreve; Samuel Johnson; Walter Scott; David Nichol Smith
Publisher: Oxford, Claredon Pr. [1955, ©1925]
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Named Person: John Dryden; John Dryden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; William Congreve; Samuel Johnson; Walter Scott; David Nichol Smith
OCLC Number: 1668474
Description: 204 pages portrait facsimiles 19 cm
Contents: Dryden's life --
Conreve's Character of Dryden --
from Johnson's Life of Dryden --
from Scott's Life of Dryden --
from Hazlitt's Lecture on Dryden --
from George Saintsbury's Dryden --
from Sir Walter Raleigh's Lecture on John Dryden and political satire --
Selections from Dryden's poetry: Heroic stanzas consecrated to the memory of His Highness Oliver, late Lord Protector --
Astraea redux, a poem on the happy restoration of His Sacred Majesty Charles the Second --
Annus mirabilis: the fire of London. --
The dramas: Lines from The conquest of Granada; Prologue to Aureng-zebe; All for love, Act I --
Absalom and Achitophel --
from The medal, a satire against sedition --
from MacFlecknoe --
from The second part of Absalom and Achitophel --
from Religio Laici. --
To the memory of Mr. Oldham --
The twenty-ninth ode of the third book of Horace --
To the pious memory of the accomplist young lady, Mrs. Anne Killigrew --
The hind and the panther: Belief; Conversion; The fable of the swallows; James II --
A song for St. Cecilia's Day --
Lines printed under the engraved portrait of Milton, Veni creator spiritus --
To my dear friend Mr. Congreve on his comedy, call'd, 'The double dealer' --
Alexander's feast, or The power of music --
Cymon and Iphigenia --
Songs and lyrical passages: Ah fading joy, how quickly art thou past! --
I feed a flame within which so torments me --
Ah how sweet it is to love --
After the pangs of a desperate lover --
Wherever I am, and whatever I do --
Farewell ungrateful traitor --
The River Thames speaks --
Song of the Nereids --
Song of Venus --
A song to a fair lady going out of town in the Spring --
Selections from Dryden's prose: Of dramatic poesy --
A discourse concerning the original and progress of satire --
Preface to fables.
Other Titles: Works.
Dryden poetry and prose
Dryden
Responsibility: With an introd. and notes by David Nichol Smith.

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