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The best of Dryden,

Author: John Dryden; Louis I Bredvold
Publisher: New York, T. Nelson and Sons, 1933.
Series: Nelson's English series.
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Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Best of Dryden.
New York, T. Nelson and sons, 1933
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; Louis I Bredvold
OCLC Number: 512352
Description: xliv, 572 pages 19 cm
Contents: Poetry --
Upon the death of Lord Hastings --
Heroic stanzas, to the memory of His Highness, Oliver, Late Lord Protector of this Commonwealth --
To my honor's friend Sir Robert Howard --
Astraea 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 ; Harvest song ; 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 --
Prologue and epilogue to the Second part of the Conquest of Granada --
Prologue and epilogue to the University of Oxford, 1674 --
Prologue and epilogue to Aurung-Zebe --
Prologue to the Univeristy of Oxford. Absalom and Achitophel --
from The Second part of Absalom and Achitophel --
The Medal : a satire against sedition --
MacFlecknoe : or, a satire upon the true-blue protestant poet, T.S. --
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 Feasts; or, the power of music : an ode in honor of St. Cecilia's Day, 1697 --
The Second Book of the aeneis --
Sigismonda and Guiscardo : from Boccace --
To my honor'd kinsman, John Driden, of Chesterton. Prose : An Essay of dramatic poesy --
A Defence of an essay of dramatic poesy --
Preface to Sylvae : or the Second part of the Poetical Miscellanies, 1685 --
Preface to the Fables.
Series Title: Nelson's English series.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Louis I. Bredvold ...


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