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John Dryden Poetry

John Dryden Poetry John Dryden is a Neo-Classical poet, playwright, satirist, and literary critic. Along with John Donne and John Milton, he is considered one of the three greatest poets of the 17th century. Dryden has been described as “the … Continue reading

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Alexander’s Feast by John Dryden

ALEXANDER’S FEAST; OR, THE POWER OF MUSIC. AN ODE, IN HONOUR OF ST CECILIA’S DAY by John Dryden 1 ‘Twas at the royal feast, for Persia won By Philip’s warlike son: Aloft in awful state The godlike hero sate On … Continue reading

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