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John Dryden

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Three poets, in three distant ages born,
Greece, Italy, and England did adorn.
The first in loftiness of thought surpassed;
The next, in majesty; in both the last.
The force of Nature could no further go.
To make a third, she joined the former two.
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Under Mr. Milton's Picture (1688).

 
John Dryden

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