Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
The Rival LadiesA Tragi-Comedy by John Dryden (first performed 1664)http://www.online-literature.com/dryden/rival-l...
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.The rival ladies. A tragi-comedy. As it was acted at the Theater-Royal.London : printed by W[illiam]. W[ilson]. for Henry Heringman, and are to be sold at his shop in the lower-walk in the New-Exchange, 1664.4to. , 68 p.Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) D2346; Macdonald, H. Dryden, 67a
Dryden ages with Samuel, punted on the Granta in same seasons but did they ever converse?
Feb. 3, 1664 -- Samuel says he knew Dryden during their bright college years:
"In Covent Garden to-night, going to fetch home my wife, I stopped at the great Coffee-house there, where I never was before; where Dryden the poet (I knew at Cambridge), and all the wits of the town, and Harris the player, and Mr. Hoole of our College."
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