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.
Since every man who lives is born to die, And none can boast sincere felicity, With equal mind, what happens, let us bear, Nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care. Like pilgrims to th’appointed place we tend; The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.
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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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