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BELL'S EDITION,

The POETS of GREAT BRITAIN

COMPLETE FROM
CHAUCER to CHURCHILL.

DRYDEN VOLUME.IN.

Satire has always thone among the reft,
And is the boldeft way, if not the best,

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Frinted for Jolm Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London Mari"177

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POETICAL WORKS

OF

JOHN DRYDEN.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.

Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise,
And bid alternate passions fall and rise.----

The power of music all our hearts allow,

And what Timotheus was is DRYDEN now.

Behold where DRYDEN's Jess presumptuous car

Wide o'er the fields of glory bear

Two coursers of ethereal race,,

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POPE.

With necks in thunder cloath'd,, any long-resounding pace,

Hark, his hands the lyre explore!

Bright-ey'd Fancy hov'ring o'er,

Scatters from her pictur'd urn

Thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.

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