||Containing a critical and historical account of them and their writings, with large quotations of their most celebrated passages, as far as was necessary to compare and illustrate their several excellencies, as well as to discover wherein they were desicient. To which is added, a chronological table, fitted to the years before and after Christ, shewing the times when they flourished and published their works, and exhibiting the more remarkable events coincident with them. Together with an introduction concerning the origin and progress of poetry in general; and an essay on dramatick poetry in particular. By Lewis Crusius, late of St. John's College, Cambridge. In two volumes.