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A POPULAR MANUAL

ENGLISH LITERATURE

CONTAINING
OUTLINES OF THE LITERATURE OF FRANCE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

WITH

HISTORICAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND ART NOTES

BY

MAUDE GILLETTE PHILLIPS

IN TWO VOLUMES

Vol. I.

NEW YORK
HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE

Copyright, 1885, by HARPER & BROTHERS.

All rights reserved.

A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE POETS-LAUREATE

OF ENGLAND.

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1615-1637 1638-

(By royal appointment).
BEN JONSON ..
SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT.

(Interregnum.)
SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT.
JOHN DRYDEN ..
THOMAS SHADWELL
NAHUM TATE....
NICHOLAS Rowe.
LAURENCE EUSDEN.
COLLEY CIBBER ..
WILLIAM WHITEHEAD
THOMAS WARTON
HENRY JAMES PYE
ROBERT SOUTHEY
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
ALFRED TENNYSON

1660-1668 1670–1689 1689–1692 1692-1715 1715-1718 1718-1730 1730-1757 1757-1785 1785-1790 1790–1813 1813–1843 1843-1850 1850

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