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(b. London, 1618; d. July 28th, 1667). Poetical Blossoms (1633); Naufragium Joculare, Comdia (1638); Loves Riddle, a Pastoral Comedy (1638); A Satyr against Separativity (1642); A Satyr: the Puritan and the Papist (1643); The Mistresse; or, Severall Copies of Love Verses (1647); Four Ages of England (1648); The Guardian, a Comedie (1650); Ode upon the Blessed Restoration and Returne of Charles the Second (1660); A Proposition for the Advancement of Experimental Philosophy (1661); A Vision concerning his late Pretended Highness, Cromwell the Wicked (1661); Plantarum Libri duo (1662); Verses upon Several Occasions (1663); Cutter of Coleman Street, a Comedy (1663); Poemata Latina (1668); and A Poem on the late Civil War (1679). His complete Works, with Life, by Bishop Sprat, appeared in 1688. His select Works were edited by Bishop Hurd in 177277; his Prose Works, including his Essays in Prose and Verse, 1826. See Johnsons Lives of the Poets.