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John Dryden was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668.

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List of poems by John Dryden 118 total

Farewell Ungrateful Traitor
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Upon the Death of the Viscount of Dundee 419 Views
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A Song. High State And Honours To Others Impart
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Upon Young Mr. Rogers, of Gloucestershire
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Happy the man
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Epitaph on the Lady Whitmore
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Lines In A Letter To His Lady Cousin, Honor Driden, Who Had Given Him A Silver Inkstand, With A Set Of Writing Materials, 1655 334 Views
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Epitaph on Mrs. Margaret Paston, of Barningham, in Norfolk
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Impromptu Lines Addressed To His Cousin, Mrs. Creed, In A Conversation After Dinner On The Origin Of Names
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Mac Flecknoe: A Satire upon the True-blue Protestant Poet T
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Ask not the cause why sullen spring
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Life a Cheat
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Dreams
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Marriage A-La-Mode
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Ah, how sweet it is to love!
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Absalom and Achitophel
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Lines Printed Under The Engraved Portrait Of Milton, In Tonson's Folio Edition Of The Paradise Lost, 1688 153 Views
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Upon the Death of Lord Hastings
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Fair Iris I Love and Hourly I Die
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Prologue For The Women, When They Acted at the Old Theatre, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields
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To Sir Godfrey Kneller, Principal Painter to His Majesty
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Eleonora : A Panegyrical
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An Ode, On the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell
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Te Deum
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Song From Marriage-A-La-Mode
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Hidden Flame
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Prologue to Albumazar
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A Song To A Fair Young Lady Going Out Of Town In The Spring
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Calm was the even, and clear was the sky
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A Song. Fair, Sweet And Young, Receive A Prize
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The Medal
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Can life be a blessing
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Troilus And Cressida
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A Prologue
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To The Pious Memory Of The Accomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew
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To My Dear Friend Mr. Congreve On His Commedy Call'd The Double Dealer
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To the Lord Chancellor Hyde. Presented on New-Year's Day, 1662
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Mankind
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To The Memory Of Mr Oldham
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Why should a foolish marriage vow
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Annus Mirabilis, The Year Of Wonders, 1666
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Fragment of a Character of Jacob Tonson, His Publisher 116 Views
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Heroic Stanzas
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Religio Laici
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A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
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Prologue To Sophonisba; Spoken at Oxford, 1680
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Ode
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The Flower And The Leaf, Or the Lady In The Arbour. A Vision
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A Song. Go Tell Amynta, Gentle Swain
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You charm'd me not with that fair face
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Satire On The Dutch
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An Epilogue
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Theodore And Honoria. From Boccace
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Epitaph on the Monument of the Marquis of Winchester
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The Character Of A Good Parson. Imitated From Chaucer, And Enlarged
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On the Death of Amyntas. A Pastoral Elegy
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Alexander's Feast; Or, The Power Of Music
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Palamon And Arcite; Or, The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book III.
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Verses to Her Royal Highness the Duchess, on the Memorable Victory Gained by the Duke Against the Hollanders, June 3rd, 1665
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The Hind And The Panther, A Poem In Three Parts : Part III.
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Prologue to the True Widow
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Song Of A Scholar And His Mistress, Who, Being Crossed By Their Friends, Fell Mad For One Another; And Now First Meet In Bedlam
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Britannia Rediviva: A Poem on the Birth of the Prince
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Epitaph on Sir Palmes Fairborne's Tomb in Westminster Abbey
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Prologue to Caesar Borgia
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On the Death of a Very Young Gentleman
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Song From Amphitryon
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By a dismal cypress lying: A Song from the Italian
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Palamon And Arcite; Or, The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book I.
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Prologue To The University Of Oxford, 1674.
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Threnodia Augustalis: A Funeral Pindaric Poem, Sacred To The Happy Memory Of King Charles II.
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Your hay it is mow'd, and your corn is reap'd 78 Views
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Cymon And Iphigenia. From Boccace
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Epilogue to Henry II.
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Song From An Evening's Love
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To Mr. Granville, On His Excellent Tragedy, Called Heroic Love
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Epilogue on the Same Occasion (Princess of Cleves)
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Prologue Spoken at the Opening of The New House, March 26, 1674
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Suum Cuique
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O Souls, In Whom No Heavenly Fire 68 Views
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Sigismond And Guiscardo. From Boccace
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Tarquin And Tullia
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The Hind and the Panther: Part I (excerpts)
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The Wife Of Bath Her Tale
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The Cock And The Fox: Or, The Tale Of The Nun's Priest
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Epilogue to The Husband His Own Cuckold 61 Views
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Song (Sylvia The Fair, In The Bloom Of Fifteen)
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Epitaph On a Nephew, In Catworth Church, Huntingdonshire
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Roundelay
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The Fair Stranger. A Song
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To my Honoured Kinsman John Driden, of Chesterton, in the County of Huntingdon, Esq.
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Palamon And Arcite; Or The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book II.
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Prologue to the Prophetess, by Beaumont and Fletcher. Revived by Dryden. Spoken by Mr. Betterton
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Song to a Fair Young Lady
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The Tears Of Amynta, For The Death Of Damon. A Song
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The Hind And The Panther, A Poem In Three Parts : Part II.
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Prologue to the Princess of Cleves
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Prologue to His Royal Highness, Upon His First Appearance at the Duke's Theatre After His Return from Scotland.
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To my Friend Mr. Motteux, on His Tragedy Called Beauty in Distress, Published in 1698
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ASTRÆA REDUX. A Poem, on the Happy Restoration and Return of His Sacred Majesty, Charles the Second
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The Secular Masque
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To my Honor'd Friend, Dr. Charleton (excerpt)
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Veni, Creator Spiritus
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Farewell, Fair Armida. A Song
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Epitaph on the Monument of a Fair Maiden Lady, Who Died at Bath, and is There Interred
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Prologue Spoken the First Day of the King's House Acting After the Fire
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The Beautiful Lady Of The May
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Hymn For St. John's Eve, 29th June
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A Song To A Fair Young Lady, Going Out Of Town In The Spring.
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A Song.
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A Song For St Cecilia's Day, 1687.
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A Letter To Sir George Etherege.
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An Epilogue.
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Alexander's Feast; Or, The Power Of Music.
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A Song.
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A Song.
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Epilogue For "The King's House."
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Epilogue To "Mithridates, King Of Pontus;" By Nathan Lee, 1678.
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