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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Of these the false Achitophel was first: A name to all succeeding ages curst. For
close designs, and crooked counsels fit;. Sagacious, bold and turbulent of wit:.
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And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will
arise and pursue after David this night. And coming upon him (for he.
Absalom and Achitophel was originally published in November 1681 (a “second
part” appeared in 1682 but is .... Of these the false Achitophel 23 was first; 
The satirical parts, particularly the character of Burnet, are scarcely inferior to the
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I have not so much as an uncharitable Wish against Achitophel, but am content to
be Accus'd of a good natur'd Errour; and to hope with Origen, that the Devil ...