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The comedies, tragedies, and operas

John Dryden

The comedies, tragedies, and operas

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Published by printed for Jacob Tonson; Thomas Bennet; and Richard Wellington in London .
Written in English


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In 2 vols.

Statementwritten by John Dryden ; now first collected together, and corrected from the originals.
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