John Dryden Quote
The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes. Illustrated with notes, historical, critical, and explanatory, and a life of the author (1808 edition)
Juvenal, Satire X (1693).
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Dryden
Born: August 9, 1631
Died: May 1, 1700 (aged 68)
Occupation: Poet, playwright
Bio: John Dryden was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him Glorious John. He was made Poet Laureate in 1668.
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“We pray for trifles without so much as a thought of the greatest blessings; and we are not ashamed many times, to ask God for that which we should blush to own to our neighbor.”