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Definition of Dryden

  • the outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631-1700)

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Voyez Dryden, Pope, et le doyen de Saint-Patrick[loc45].
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Dryden does the same thing, not with jokes, but with his sublimer passages.
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But as Johnson says of Dryden, "His known wealth was so great, he might borrow without any impeachment of his credit.
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But being too solicitous for his son and household gods, he lost his wife Creusa; which Mr. Dryden, in his excellent translation, thus expresseth.
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He made a figure, it is true, in Dryden's great Ode, but what kind of a figure?
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You remember the story of Cymon and Iphigenia as Dryden tells it.
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Mr. Pope (after Dryden) informs us that the story of _Troilus and Cressida_ was originally the work of one Lollius, a Lombard: but Dryden goes yet further; he declares it to have been written in Latin verse, and that Chaucer translated it.
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What would Dryden have made of it?
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If Dryden had not made all additional proof superfluous by his own plays, this very vindication would evince that he had formed a false and vulgar conception of the nature and conditions of drama and dramatic personation.
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Since Dryden, the metre of our poets leads to the sense; in our elder and more genuine bards, the sense, including the passion, leads to the metre.
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We gazed with interest on the monuments of Chatham, Pitt, Fox, and Canning, Prince Rupert, Monk, Chaucer, Spenser, Beaumont, Fletcher, Ben Jonson, Cowley, Dryden, Dr. Watts, Addison, Gay, Sheridan, and Campbell.
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I retained, I suppose, some tolerable opinion of my own composition, though Janet did not comprehend it, and felt loath to retrench those Delilahs of the imagination, as Dryden calls them, the tropes and figures of which are caviar to the multitude.
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I take the liberty of commending to his attention The Life of St. Francis Xavier, by Father Dominic Bouhours, translated by James Dryden, Dublin, 1838.
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In his Characteristics he, without making any exception, labors to prove, that the compositions of Dryden are uniformly contemptible.
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Neither have I scrupled to follow the example of Dryden and Pope, by sometimes adding ideas and imagery congenial to the subject, and thus to translate Horace like a Poet, rather than a Versifier.
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It is not in their power to speak or write more contemptuously of my Horatian Odes than the Critics of Dryden's and Pope's time, in the literary journals of that Period, wrote of their Translations from Homer, Virgil, Horace, Boccace, and Chaucer.
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Dryden and Pope translated upon that plan, and hence their Paraphrases have the spirit of original Poems.
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Dryden, _Palamon and Arcite_, bk.
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Dryden's onslaught in his _Dedication to the Spanish Friar_ (1681) marks the full turn of the tide.
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Dryden's critical verdicts are never lightly to be set aside.
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Examples of Dryden

Example #1
Les premiers vers satiriques naquirent du spleen de quelque égoïste.
Example #2
Mais, survivant au naufrage général, l'amour des lettres préserve à demi les souvenirs du passé.
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But sometimes a child's deliberate banter is quite intelligible to elders.
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Children sometimes attempt to cap something perfectly funny with something so flat that you are obliged to turn the conversation.
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MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS, commonly called MONK Lewis, from his once popular romance of that name, was a good-hearted man, and, like too many of that fraternity, a disagreeable one-verbose, disputatious and paradoxical.
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The writer, accompanied by Theodore Hook, went to see the model at Sir William's house in Cecil-street.