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John Dryden
(1631-1700) born on
Aug 09
English poet, dramatist, critic. He so dominated the literary scene of his day that it was called the "Age of Dryden;" he was poet laureate, 1668-89.
         
   
F
He who purposes to be an author, should first be a student.

R
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
A
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and never can be taught.
N
Errors, like Straws, upon the surface flow;
He who would search for Pearls must dive below.
K
Beware the fury of a patient man.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: "All for Love," Prologue.
K: "Absalom and Achitophel," pt. 1.
   


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