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Author: John Dryden; Louis I Bredvold
Publisher: New York : Ronald Press, [©1933]
Series: Nelson's English series.
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Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Best of Dryden.
New York : Ronald Press [©1933]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; Louis I Bredvold
ISBN: 0686022157 9780686022152
OCLC Number: 355195
Description: xliv, 572 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Poetry. Upon the death of the Lord Hastings --
Heroic stanzas, to the memory of His Highness, Oliver, late lard protector of this commonwealth --
To my honor'd friend Sir Robert Howard --
Astræa Redux. A poem on the happy restoration and return of his sacred majesty Charles the second --
To his sacred majesty. A panegyric on his coronation --
To my honor'd friend Dr. Charleton --
To the Lady Castlemaine, upon her encouraging his first play --
Annus Mirabilis: the year of wonders, 1666. An historical poem Songs and lyrical pieces. The tears of Amynta for the death of Damon --
Song: Sylvia the fair, in the bloom of fifteen Rondelay --
The fair stranger --
From the Indian emperor --
From Tyrannic love --
From The conquest of Granada, song of the Zambra dance --
From Marriage a la mode --
From Troilus and Cressida --
From The Spanish friar --
From Amphitryon --
From King Arthur --
From the same, Harvest song --
From the same, Song of Venus --
An ode on the death of Mr. Purcell --
Veni creator spiritus Prologues and epilogues. Prologue to secret love, or the maiden queen --
Prologue and epilogue to Sir Martin Mar-All, or the feigned innocence --
Prologue and epilogue to the tempest --
Porlogue and epilogue to the University of Oxford, 1674 --
Prologue and epilogue to Aurung-Zebe --
Prologue to the University of Oxford Absalom and Achitophel --
From the Second part of Absalom and Achitophel --
The medal, a satire against sedition --
Mac Flecknoe; or, a satire upon the true-blue-Protestant poet, T.X. --
Religio Laici; or, a layman's faith --
To the memory of Mr. Oldham --
The twenty-ninth ode of the third book of Horace --
To the pious memory of Mrs. Anne Killigrew. An ode --
The hind and the panther. A poem, in three parts A song for St. Cecilia's day, November 22, 1687 --
Lines on Milton --
To my dear friend Mr. Congreve, on his comedy called The double dealer --
To Sir Godfrey Kneller --
Alexander's feast; or, the power of music; an ode in honor of St. Cecilia's day, 1697 --
The second book of theÆneis --
Sigismonda and Guiscardo, from Boccacce --
To my honor'd kinsman, John Driden, or Chesterton --
Prose. An essay of dramatic poesy --
A defence of an essay of dramatic poesy --
Preface to Sylvæ: or the second part of the poetical miscellanies, 1685 --
Preface to the fables.
Series Title: Nelson's English series.


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