All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars brought nothing about; Thy lovers were all untrue. ’Tis well an old age is out, And time to begin a new.
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it to some particular studies.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.- Bob Hope
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|Birth:||9th August, 1631|
|Death:||1st May, 1700|
John Dryden was born in Aldwincle, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England. He was an English poet, literary critic and playwright who was made England's first Poet Laureate in 1668. He earned a BA degree from Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1654. He wrote several poems include: Annus Mirabilis, Absalom and Achitophel, The Medall, MacFlecknoe, The Hind and the Panther, Eleonora, and Fables Ancient and Modern. He wrote several plays include: The Wild Gallant, The Indian Emperour, Secret Love, or the Maiden Queen, Tyrannick Love, The Conquest of Granada by the Spaniards, Marriage A-la-Mode, Aureng-Zebe, All for Love, Oedipus, Don Sebastian, Amphitryon, and Love Triumphant.
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