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The works of John Dryden,

John Dryden

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. . .Isa. You mistake me, cousin:—Oh! here's Setstone again.


Mr Jeweller, you must again into your devil's shape, and speak with
Loveby. But pray be careful not to be discovered.

Set. I warrant you, madam. I have cozened wiser men than he in my own shape; and, if I cannot continue it in a worse, let the devil, I make bold with, e'en make as bold with me.

Isa. You must guide him, by back ways, to my uncle's house, and so to my cousin's chamber, that he may not know where he is when he comes there. The rest I'll tell you as we go along.



Enter TIMOROUS; after him BURR and FAILER.

Tim. Here, here, read this note; there's news for us.

Fail. Let me see't. [Reads.

Sir Timorous, Be at the garden-door at nine this evening; there I'll receive you with my daughter.. . . Read More

Community Reviews

At the end of his life. Dryden described himself as one "who had done his best to improve the language and especially the poetry," of his country. To a substantial extent he was justified in saying this, for even putting aside his actually great activities in English prose, he had elucidated and tid

I'm not sure if Dryden's rewrite/butchery of Troilus and Cressida is actually included in the various works of John Dryden, but it's as good a place as any to record that I reread his version again. As I've said before, if you're looking for literary genius, just go back to Shakespeare and Chaucer.