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Dryden

[drahyd-n] /ˈdraɪd n/
noun
1.
John, 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic.
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Drydenian
[drahy-dee-nee-uh n, -deen-yuh n] /draɪˈdi ni ən, -ˈdin yən/ (Show IPA),
Drydenic
[drahy-den-ik] /draɪˈdɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Dryden

/ˈdraɪdən/
noun
1.
John. 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic of the Augustan period, commonly regarded as the chief exponent of heroic tragedy. His major works include the tragedy All for Love (1677), the verse satire Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and the Essay of Dramatick Poesie (1668)
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