Quotation by John Dryden

High on a throne of his own labors reared.
At his right hand our young Ascanius sate,
Rome's other hope and pillar of the state.
His brows thick fogs, instead of glories, grace,
And lambent dullness played around his face.
John Dryden (1631–1700), British poet. Alternative title, A Satire upon the True-Blue Protestant Poet T.S... MacFlecknoe; or, A Satire upon the True-Blue Protestant Poet T.S. (l. 108–112). . .

Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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