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John Dryden

(1631-1700)

  • A Song For St. Cecilia's Day, 1687
       From harmony, from Heav'nly harmony
  • A Song From The Italian
       By a dismal cypress lying,
  • Absalom And Achitophel A Poem
       In pious times, ere priest-craft did begin,
  • Mac Flecknoe
       All human things are subject to decay,
  • Marriage A-La-Mode
       Why should a foolish marriage vow,
  • Religio Laici
       Dim, as the borrow'd beams of moon and stars
  • Secular Masque, The
       Chronos, Chronos, mend thy pace,
  • Song To A Fair Young Lady Going Out Of Town In the Spring
       Ask not the cause why sullen spring
  • To My Dear Friend Mr. Congreve On His Commedy Call'd The Double Dealer
       Well then; the promis'd hour is come at last;
  • To The Memory Of Mr. Oldham
       Farewell, too little and too lately known,
  • To The Pious Memory Of The Accomplished young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew...
       Thou youngest virgin-daughter of the skies,
  • Troilus And Cressida
       Can life be a blessing,