The Prologue and Epilogue to 'Amboyna: a tragedy', by John Dryden

Scope and Content

Manuscript item bound in a volume of printed pamphlets.

First line of text of Prologue reads:'As needy gallants in the scriveners hands'; the text ends: 'As much improper as would honestie'.

First line of text of Epilogue reads:'A poet once the Spartan's led to fight'; the text ends: 'Let Caesar live, & Carthage be subdu'd'.

In verse.