The Dramatick Works of John Dryden, Esq: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

The Dramatick Works of John Dryden, Esq: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

by John Dryden

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PROLOGUE, Spoken by a Woman. THE Judge remoii'd, tho1 his no mare my Lard, May plead at Bar, or at the Council-Board: So may caji Poets 'write ; there's no Pretenfion To argue Lofs of Wit, from Lofs of Penfan. Your Looks are chearful; and in all this Place I Jet not one, .that wears a damning Face. The Britifh Nation is too brave, to flow Ignoble Vengeance on a iianquiJK'd Foe. At leaji be civil to the Wretch imploring; And iay your Paws upon him, without Roaring ; Stippofe our Poet ivas your Foe before ; Tet now, the Euintfs of the Field is o'er J 'Tis Time to let your Civil-Wars alone, When T,-oops are into Winter-quarters gone. Jove -ivas alike to Lacian and to Phrygian ; Aid you well Aao-iv, a Plafs of no Religion. Take good Ad-vice, and p'eafe yiur/efaes 'this Day ; No matter from ivbat Hands you have the Play. Among goad Fello ivs every Health =vjiilpafs. That fer'ves to carry round another Glafs : When, withfull Bowls cf Burgundy you dine, -j Tho' at the mighty Monarch you repine, . Tcu grant him Jiill moft Chriftian in his Wine. Thin far the Poet; but his Brains grow Addle : And all the reft is purely from his Noddle, chapter{Section 4fien young Ladies at the Senate-Doer, Prefer Petitions, and your Grace implore j However grave the Legijlators iae.re, Their Caufe ivent nier the iiiorfe for being fair Rtafons as 'weak as theirs, perhaps, I bring ; But I coud bribe you. ivith as good a thing. I beard him make Advances of good Nature ; That he, for once, iijoud Jheath his cutting Satire.' Sign but his peace, he vows he II ne'er again The j'acred Names of Fops, and Beam profane. Strike up the Bargain quickly ; for I fiuear, As Times go now, he offers 'very fair. Be act too hard on him ivith Statutes neither, Be kind ; and do not fet your Teeth together, Tof...

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ISBN-13: 9781142892654
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Publication date: 01/11/2010
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.93(d)

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PROLOGUE, Spoken by a Woman. THE Judge remoii'd, tho1 his no mare my Lard, May plead at Bar, or at the Council-Board: So may caji Poets 'write ; there's no Pretenfion To argue Lofs of Wit, from Lofs of Penfan. Your Looks are chearful; and in all this Place I Jet not one, .that wears a damning Face. The Britifh Nation is too brave, to flow Ignoble Vengeance on a iianquiJK'd Foe. At leaji be civil to the Wretch imploring; And iay your Paws upon him, without Roaring ; Stippofe our Poet ivas your Foe before ; Tet now, the Euintfs of the Field is o'er J 'Tis Time to let your Civil-Wars alone, When T,-oops are into Winter-quarters gone. Jove -ivas alike to Lacian and to Phrygian ; Aid you well Aao-iv, a Plafs of no Religion. Take good Ad-vice, and p'eafe yiur/efaes 'this Day ; No matter from ivbat Hands you have the Play. Among goad Fello ivs every Health =vjiilpafs. That fer'ves to carry round another Glafs : When, withfull Bowls cf Burgundy you dine, -j Tho' at the mighty Monarch you repine, . Tcu grant him Jiill moft Chriftian in his Wine. Thin far the Poet; but his Brains grow Addle : And all the reft is purely from his Noddle, chapter{Section 4fien young Ladies at the Senate-Doer, Prefer Petitions, and your Grace implore j However grave the Legijlators iae.re, Their Caufe ivent nier the iiiorfe for being fair Rtafons as 'weak as theirs, perhaps, I bring ; But I coud bribe you. ivith as good a thing. I beard him make Advances of good Nature ; That he, for once, iijoud Jheath his cutting Satire.' Sign but his peace, he vows he II ne'er again The j'acred Names of Fops, and Beam profane. Strike up the Bargain quickly ; for I fiuear, As Times go now, he offers 'very fair. Beact too hard on him ivith Statutes neither, Be kind ; and do not fet your Teeth together, Tof...

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