Achitophel



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Historical Examples

The satirical parts, particularly the character of Burnet, are scarcely inferior to the best passages in Absalom and Achitophel.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

Dryden very justly lashes him, Absalom and Achitophel, I, 585-629.
The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI Aphra Behn

Here he published at twenty, his first work, a translation of the noble poem of Absalom and Achitophel into Latin verse.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 3. (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

Dryden gave him a place in Absalom and Achitophel as “Benjochanan.”
A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature John W. Cousin

In his “Absalom and Achitophel” the poet told the story of the threatened strife under the thin veil of the revolt against David.
History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8) John Richard Green

In Absalom and Achitophel he hit upon a new and rich vein, which he worked with signal success.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

He is now best known from Dryden’s masterly portrait of him in the “Absalom and Achitophel.”
The Town Leigh Hunt

Macflecnoe is inferior to Absalom and Achitophel only in the subject.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

Henry Care had the distinction197 of being the first to reply to Absalom and Achitophel.
The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various

The poem is largely an attack upon the Earl of Shaftesbury, who in it bears the title of Achitophel.
Library of the World’s Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12 Various

noun
(Bible) the Douay spelling of Ahithophel

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