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John Dryden; Ovid; Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Homer.
Half title page reads : Mr. Dryden's fables.
"To His Grace the Duke of Ormond" signed: John Dryden.
Error in paging: p. 272-359 omitted.
Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1984. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1503:7).|
|Description:||, 646 [i.e. 558],  pages|
To Her Grace the Dutchess of Ormonde --
Palamon and Arcite ... from Chaucer --
To my honour'd kinsman John Driden --
Meleager and Atalanta ... Sigismonda and Guiscardo, from Boccace --
Baucis and Philemon ... Pygmalion and the statue ... Cinyras and myrrhas, The first book of Homer's Ilias --
The cock and the fox ... from Chaucer --
Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace --
Ceyx and Alcyone --
The flower and the leaf ... Mr. Dryden's ode in honour of St. Cecilia's Day, 1697 --
The twelfth book of Ovid his Metamorphoses ... The speeches of Ajax and Ulysses ... The wife of Bath, her tale --
Of the Pythagorean philosophy ... The character of a good parson / imitated from Chaucer and inlarg'd --
The monument of a fair maiden lady ... Cymon and Iphigenia, from Boccace --
The knight's tale / ... written by Geffrey Chaucer --
The tale of the nun's priest / ... written by Geffrey Chaucer --
The floure and the leafe / ... written by Geffrey Chaucer --
The wife of Bathe's tale / ... written by Geffrey Chaucer.
|Series Title:||Early English books, 1641-1700, 1503:7.|
|Responsibility:||translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer, with original poems, by Mr. Dryden.|