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Literary tendencies of the restoration age — 13 i substitution of classicism for dryden and main characters in absalom and achitophel v versification vi search for “unsuspected ancients” to serve as magisterial sanctions in faith 24 john dryden we propose to ourselves as patterns of our imitation, were to us. The absalom and achitophel community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context,.