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  • 121 allegory — allegory, fable, parable 1. All three words denote a narrative or story that symbolizes other persons and events. Allegory flourished in medieval literature and later (Spenser s Faerie Queene, 1590–6; Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress, 1678–84, in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 122 fable — allegory, fable, parable 1. All three words denote a narrative or story that symbolizes other persons and events. Allegory flourished in medieval literature and later (Spenser s Faerie Queene, 1590–6; Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress, 1678–84, in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 123 parable — allegory, fable, parable 1. All three words denote a narrative or story that symbolizes other persons and events. Allegory flourished in medieval literature and later (Spenser s Faerie Queene, 1590–6; Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress, 1678–84, in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 124 Dryden, John — (1631 1700)    Born in Northamptonshire, where his father was a justice of the peace, he was educated at Westminster School and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1654. After Cambridge he worked as a hack writer for Herringman, a… …

    British and Irish poets

  • 125 Settle, Elkanah — (1648 1724)    Born in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, he left Trinity College, Oxford, without graduating. The success of his rhymed verse tragedy, Cambyses, King of Persia (1666) acted at Lincoln s Inn Fields was used by Rochester (see Rochester, John …

    British and Irish poets

  • 126 Tate, Nahum — (1652 1715)    He was an Irish playwright, the son of a Dublin clergyman, who graduated B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1672. Moving to London in 1677, he changed his name from Teate to Tate and began his literary career. He collaborated… …

    British and Irish poets

  • 127 Villiers, George, 2nd Duke Of Buckingham — (1628 1687)    After the assassination of Villiers father when he was eight months old, Charles I reared George and his young brother, Francis, with his own children. They both went to Trinity College, Cambridge, and George graduated M.A. in 1642 …

    British and Irish poets

  • 128 Fürst — 1. Alle Fürsten sind Grafen (Edelleute, Bürger) gewesen. – Pistor., VII, 10. Bei den Russen dagegen heisst es: Auch unter den Fürsten gibt s Leibeigene. (Altmann V.) 2. Aller frommen Fürsten angesicht möcht man auff ein Ring stechen. – Zeytbuch,… …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 129 John Dryden — noun the outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631 1700) • Syn: ↑Dryden • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet, ↑dramatist, ↑playwright * * * John Dryden [ …

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  • 130 A|chit|o|phel — «uh KIHT uh fehl», noun. Ahithophel, in the Douay and Vulgate Bibles. This spelling is well known through John Dryden s use in Absalom and Achitophel …

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  • 131 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 132 ENGLISH LITERATURE — Biblical and Hebraic Influences The Bible has generally been found to be congenial to the English spirit. Indeed, the earliest English poetry consists of the seventh century metrical paraphrases of Genesis and Exodus attributed to Caedmon (died c …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

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