Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.

John Dryden

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John Dryden (; 19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who in 1668 was appointed England's first Poet Laureate.He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the...

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