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In this minute kind of History , the succession of facts is not easily discovered ;
and I am not without suspicion that I have placed some of Dryden ' s works in
wrong years . I have followed Langbaine , as the best authori . ty for his plays ;
and if I ...
More than this I have not discovered . I have been told that Dryden ' s Remarks
on Rymer have been printed before . The former edition I have not seen . This
was transcribed for the press from his own manuscript . March 15 , 1779 . Ć
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... Guardian for the stage , he produced it to the public under the title of the “
Cutter of “ Coleman - street . ” It was treated on the stage with great severity , and
was afterwards censured as a satire on the king ' s party . Mr . Dryden , who went
Dryden confesses of himself and his contemporaries , that they fall below Donne
in wit , but maintains that they furpass him in poetry . If Wit be well described by
Pope , as being " that which has been often thought , “ but was never before so ...
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The Lives of the English Poets: And a Criticsm of Their works stands out as one of the earliest types of antogies. it is highyly probable that this book became a model for us, anthology writers, to produce a certain kind of anthologies including biography and works of certain authors. therefore, this book is very important in terms of its pioneer position in these kinds of analytical books