The Works of John Dryden, Volume X: Plays: The Tempest, Tyrannick Love, An Evening's Love

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University of California Press, 1. nov 1970 - 576 pages
Volume X contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly appartus: The Tempest, Tyrannick Love, and An Evening's Love.
 

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Contents

THE TEMPEST OR THE ENCHANTED ISLAND
1
TYRANNICK LOVE OR THE ROYAL MARTYR
105
AN EVENINGS LOVE OR THE MOCKASTROLOGER
195
COMMENTARY
315
STAGING
483
TEXTUAL NOTES
489
APPENDIX
537
INDEX TO THE COMMENTARY
549
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Page 30 - Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell : Hark! now I hear them, — ding-dong, bell.
Page 2 - Latin proverb, were not always the least happy. And as his fancy was quick, so likewise were the products of it remote and new. He borrowed not of any other; and his imaginations were such as could not easily enter into any other man.
Page 22 - would it had been done ! Thou didst prevent me ; I had peopled else This isle with Calibans. Pro. Abhorred slave ; Which any print of goodness will not take, Being capable of all ill ! I pitied thee, Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee each hour One thing or other : when thou didst not, savage, Know thine own meaning, but would'st gabble like A thing most brutish, I endow'd thy purposes With words that made them known...
Page 14 - Had I been any god of power, I would Have sunk the sea within the earth, or e'er It should the good ship so have swallow'd, and The fraughting souls within her.

About the author (1970)

John Dryden was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made England's first Poet Laureate in 1668. Maximillian E. Novak is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Los Angeles.  George R. Guffey is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

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