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Literary and Philosophical References
- John Dryden (21.13)
- John Dryden, Tyrannic Love, or the Royal Martyr: A Tragedy (31.59)
- William Shakespeare, Othello (31.67)
- Abraham Cowley, The Mistress (31.70)
- William Shakespeare, The Tempest (31.71)
- John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel (35.11)
- Elizabeth Carter, Ode to Wisdom (54.16)
- Thomas a Kempis (87.32)
- Nicholas Rowe, The Ambitious Step-Mother (154.1)
- John Dryden, Palamon and Arcite (154.5)
- John Milton, Paradise Lost (161.17), (233.54)
- John Dryden, Aureng-Zebe (170.6), (191.11)
- William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida (209.3)
- Juvenal, Satire XV (218.25)
- Jonathan Swift, Tale of a Tub (218.8), (346.6)
- Joseph Addison, Remarks on Several Parts of Italy (350.3)
- William Shakespeare, Macbeth(419.15)
- The heiress of Scotland (7.21): This refers to Henry VIII's attempt to marry his son to the four-year-old Mary, Queen of Scots. The attempt was otherwise known as the "Rough Wooing."
- Hannibal (10.23): Hannibal advised Antiochus to attack the Romans on their own turf when he was fleeing from Carthage to Ephesus in 195 B.C.E.
- Publius Clodius Pulcher (107.14): This dude is best known for being the sworn enemy of Cicero and masquerading as a woman at the festival of the Bona Dea.
- Lord Shaftesbury (116.26)
- The great Macedonian (Alexander the Great) (232.1)
- Proverbs 18:17 (32.391)
- Luke 15:7 (90.3)
- Exodus 16:3 (142.2)
- Proverbs 27:5 (309.3)
- Job 30:23 (360.25)
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