John Dryden

(1631 - 1700 / England)

Happy The Man - Poem by John Dryden

Happy the man, and happy he alone,
He who can call today his own:
He who, secure within, can say,
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Comments about Happy The Man by John Dryden

  • Norman Kelly (9/11/2016 11:04:00 AM)


    This poem was used in the film Tom Jones (1963) - a brilliant adaptation of the novel by Henry Fielding (Report) Reply

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  • Mizzy ........ Mizzy ........ (9/3/2016 3:36:00 AM)


    Great advice written brilliantly. (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan Rajesh Thankappan (11/25/2015 10:35:00 AM)


    The present is the present that time gifts us, (Report) Reply

  • Marko Duvnjak (1/21/2015 3:13:00 AM)


    Brilliant (Report) Reply

  • Tobias Carolus (3/6/2010 1:02:00 PM)


    Is this written by John Dryden or is this translated by John Dryden from Horace's original latin text? (Report) Reply

    Marko Duvnjak (1/21/2015 3:12:00 AM)

    Do you think it would rhyme perfectly if it was translated from Latin? I think not.








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