John Dryden

John Dryden

was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles
Hushed as midnight silence.More John Dryden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God never made His work for man to mend.More John Dryden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who write ill, and they who ne'er durst write,
Turn critics out of mere revenge and spite.More John Dryden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The longest tyranny that ever sway'd
Was that wherein our ancestors betray'd
Their free-born reason to the Stagirite [Aristotle],
And made his torch their universal light.
So truth, while only one suppli'd the state,
Grew scarce, and dear, and yet sophisticate.More John Dryden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For all the happiness mankind can gain Is not in pleasure, but in rest from pain.More John Dryden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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