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"The Earl of Roscommon's Academy," MLN, 49 (1934), 432-437; the manuscript is Mm. 1.47 in vol. 36 of Baker's MSS in the Cambridge University Library. Niemeyer quotes from pp. 39-40 of the manuscript.


Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat Publisher (1971), p. 17.


Macdonald's reasons for his view are based upon statements by Dryden and Tonson which lend themselves to interpretation other than his.


It will be seen that they omit John Caryll, John Cooper, William Bowles, Knightly Chetwood, and John Stafford.


Hugh Macdonald, John Dryden, A Bibliography of Early Editions and of Drydeniana (1939), p. 81; hereafter Macdonald.


See David Vieth, Attribution in Restoration Poetry (1963), p. 351.


Letters of John Dryden, ed. Charles E. Ward (1942), p. 129, Hereafter Letters.


Margaret Boddy in Notes and Queries (April, 1965), p. 150.


Charles E. Ward, The Life of John Dryden (1961), p. 203.


See my article in Études Anglaises, 32 (1979), 177-184.


Lives of the English Poets, ed. G. B. Hill (1905), II. 298.


Edmond Malone, ed., The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of Dryden 4 vols. (1800), 3, 230.


Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, 1. 254, n. 5.


The remaining five are Flatman, Sheeres, Stepney, Prior, and Somers.


Duke, Stepney, Cooper, Adams, Dickinson, Hervey, Power, Lee, Granville, Cobb, Hare, and Charles Dryden.


Scrope, Duke, Stepney, Cooper, Flatman, Pulteney, Adams, Power, Lee, Prior, Pope, Allestry, Philips, and Charles Dryden.


A succession of Henry Cromwells attended Cambridge, so that one more contributor might very well be added to the number of Cambridge men.