"John Dryden" was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom/Poet Laureate in 1668.
He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration (England)/Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John."If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More John Dryden on Wikipedia.