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Page 540 - Tom") WIT AND MIRTH ; or, PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY. Being a Collection of the best Merry Ballads and Songs, Old and New. Fitted to all Humours, having each their proper Tune for either Voice or Instrument ; most of the Songs being new set.
Page 507 - An Historical Poem ; containing the Progress and various Successes of our Naval War with Holland, under the conduct of his Highness Prince Rupert, and his Grace the Duke of Albemarle, and describing the Fire of London. By John Dryden, Esq. Mull a HI interest res poscat, an homines latius imperare velint.
Page 526 - THE VINDICATION OR THE PARALLEL of the French Holy-League, and the English League and Covenant, Turn'd into a Seditious Libell against the King and his Royal Highness, by Thomas Hunt and the Authors of the Reflections upon the Pretended Parallel in the Play called The Duke of Guise.
Page 483 - The Economy of Human Life, translated from an Indian Manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin ; to which is prefixed, an Account of the Manner in which the said Manuscript was discovered. In a Letter from an English Gentleman, now residing in China, to the Earl of...
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Page 435 - Crede quod habes &* habes.} A / Tragi-Comedy./ By Robert Davenport. As it was Acted with great Applause, / by Her Majesties Servants, at / the Phoenix in Drury Lane./ London : / Printed by Ja : Cottrel, for Samuel Speed, at the Signe of the / Printing-Press in St.
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Page 517 - It will not be easy to find, in all the opulence of our language, a treatise so artfully variegated with successive representations of opposite probabilities, so enlivened with imagery, so brightened with illustrations. His portraits of the English dramatists are wrought with great spirit and diligence. The account of Shakespeare may stand as a perpetual model of encomiastick criticism ; exact without minuteness, and lofty without exaggeration.
Page 515 - One day as the king was walking in the Mall, and talking with Dryden, he said, ' If I was a poet, (and I think I am poor enough to be one,) I would write a poem on such a subject in the following manner,' and then gave him the plan for it.

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