Absalom and Achitophel is a landmark poetic political satire by John Dryden (
1631–1700). The poem exists in two parts. The first part, of 1681, is undoubtedly
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17 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I
will arise and pursue after David this night. <sup>2</sup> And coming upon him (for he is ...
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Achitophel still wants a chief, and none. Was found so fit as warlike Absalom: Not,
that he wish'd his greatness to create,. (For politicians neither love nor hate:).
In his "Absalom and Achitophel " the poet told the story of the threatened strife
under the thin veil of the revolt against David. History of the English People, ...
Absalom and Achitophel was originally published in November 1681 (a “second
part” appeared in 1682 but is not included here). The text of this on-line edition ...
Mar 17, 2016 ... Absalom and Achitophel, verse satire by English poet John Dryden published in
1681. The poem, which is written in heroic couplets, is about ...
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The base text is the second edition of Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel (1681). 1
In pious times, ere priest-craft did begin,. 2Before polygamy was made a sin;.