The works of John Dryden, now first collected in eighteen volumes. Volume 05
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The works of John Dryden, now first collected in eighteen volumes. Volume 05

By John Dryden
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  • WORKS
  • JOHN DRYDEN,
    • IN EIGHTEEN VOLUMES.
    • WITH NOTES,
    • A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,
    • WALTER SCOTT, Esq.
    • VOL. V.
    • LONDON:
    • 1808.
  • CONTENTS
    • VOLUME FIFTH.
  • AMBOYNA:
    • CRUELTIES OF THE DUTCH
    • ENGLISH MERCHANTS.
    • A TRAGEDY.
    • AMBOYNA.
    • TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORD CLIFFORD OF CHUDLEIGH[1].
    • PROLOGUE.
    • DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.
    • AMBOYNA.
      • ACT I. SCENE I.—A Castle on the Sea.
      • ACT II. SCENE I.
      • ACT III. SCENE I.
      • SCENE II.
      • SCENE III.—The Castle.
      • EPITHALAMIUM.
      • THE SEA-FIGHT.
      • ACT IV. SCENE I.—A Wood.
      • SCENE II.
      • SCENE III.
      • ACT V. SCENE I.—A Table set out.
    • ACT I. SCENE I.—A Castle on the Sea.
    • ACT II. SCENE I.
    • ACT III. SCENE I.
    • SCENE II.
    • SCENE III.—The Castle.
    • EPITHALAMIUM.
    • THE SEA-FIGHT.
    • ACT IV. SCENE I.—A Wood.
    • SCENE II.
    • SCENE III.
    • ACT V. SCENE I.—A Table set out.
    • EPILOGUE
  • STATE OF INNOCENCE,
    • FALL OF MAN.
    • AN OPERA.
    • THE STATE OF INNOCENCE, &c.
    • TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS, THE DUCHESS[1].
    • TO MR DRYDEN, ON HIS POEM OF PARADISE.
    • THE AUTHOR'S APOLOGY FOR HEROIC POETRY, AND POETIC LICENCE.
    • STATE OF INNOCENCE,
    • FALL OF MAN.
      • ACT I. SCENE I.—Represents a Chaos, or a confused Mass of Matter; the Stage is almost wholly dark: A Symphony of warlike Music is heard for some time; then from the Heavens, (which are opened) fall the rebellious Angels, wheeling in Air, and seeming transfixed with Thunderbolts: The bottom of the Stage being opened, receives the Angels, who fall out of sight. Tunes of Victory are played, and an Hymn sung; Angels discovered above, brandishing their Swords: The Music ceasing, and the Heavens being closed, the Scene shifts, and on a sudden represents Hell: Part of the Scene is a Lake of Brimstone, or rolling Fire; the Earth of a burnt Colour: The fallen Angels appear on the Lake, lying prostrate; a Tune of Horror and Lamentation is heard.
      • ACT II. SCENE 1.—A Champaign Country.
      • SCENE II.—Paradise.
      • ACT III. SCENE I.—Paradise.
      • ACT IV. SCENE I.—Paradise.
      • ACT V. SCENE I.—Paradise.
    • ACT I. SCENE I.—Represents a Chaos, or a confused Mass of Matter; the Stage is almost wholly dark: A Symphony of warlike Music is heard for some time; then from the Heavens, (which are opened) fall the rebellious Angels, wheeling in Air, and seeming transfixed with Thunderbolts: The bottom of the Stage being opened, receives the Angels, who fall out of sight. Tunes of Victory are played, and an Hymn sung; Angels discovered above, brandishing their Swords: The Music ceasing, and the Heavens being closed, the Scene shifts, and on a sudden represents Hell: Part of the Scene is a Lake of Brimstone, or rolling Fire; the Earth of a burnt Colour: The fallen Angels appear on the Lake, lying prostrate; a Tune of Horror and Lamentation is heard.
    • ACT II. SCENE 1.—A Champaign Country.
    • SCENE II.—Paradise.
    • ACT III. SCENE I.—Paradise.
    • ACT IV. SCENE I.—Paradise.
    • ACT V. SCENE I.—Paradise.
  • AURENG-ZEBE.
    • A TRAGEDY.
    • AURENG-ZEBE.
    • TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN, EARL OF MULGRAVE, GENTLEMAN OF HIS MAJESTY'S BED-CHAMBER, AND KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER[1].
    • PROLOGUE.
    • DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.
    • AURENG-ZEBE.
      • ACT I. SCENE I.
      • ACT II. SCENE I.
      • ACT III. SCENE I.
      • ACT IV. SCENE I.
      • ACT V. SCENE I.
    • ACT I. SCENE I.
    • ACT II. SCENE I.
    • ACT III. SCENE I.
    • ACT IV. SCENE I.
    • ACT V. SCENE I.
    • EPILOGUE
  • ALL FOR LOVE;
    • THE WORLD WELL LOST.
    • A TRAGEDY.
    • ALL FOR LOVE.
    • TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THOMAS, EARL OF DANBY, VISCOUNT LATIMER, AND BARON OSBORNE OF KIVETON IN YORKSHIRE; LORD HIGH TREASURER OF ENGLAND, ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL, AND KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER[1].
    • PREFACE.
    • PROLOGUE.
    • DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.
    • ALL FOR LOVE;
    • WORLD WELL LOST.
      • ACT I. SCENE I.—The Temple of Isis.
      • ACT II. SCENE I.
      • ACT III. SCENE I.
      • ACT IV. SCENE I.
      • ACT V. SCENE I.
    • ACT I. SCENE I.—The Temple of Isis.
    • ACT II. SCENE I.
    • ACT III. SCENE I.
    • ACT IV. SCENE I.
    • ACT V. SCENE I.
    • EPILOGUE.
    • END OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.
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