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Michael Robinson  •  Link

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. [12], 68 p.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) D2346; Macdonald, H. Dryden, 67a

PL 1604

cgs  •  Link

Dryden ages with Samuel, punted on the Granta in same seasons but did they ever converse?

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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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