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- February 16 - Julije Balović completes transcription of Junije Palmotić's drama Danica to which he appends three poems of unknown authors, including "Blind man sings of love events" (Serbian: Slijepac pjeva zgode koje ljubav nosi).
- November - Nahum Tate becomes Poet Laureate of England.
- Richard Ames:
- Richard Baxter, translator, Paraphrase on the Psalms of David
- John Crowne, translator, The Daeneids, translation of Le Lutrin from the original French of Boileau
- John Dennis, Poems in Burlesque, published anonymously
- John Dryden, Eleonora, an elegy in honor of the Countess of Abingdon, whom he'd never seen, written for a lucrative fee; one of Dryden's most easygoing critics, Sir Walter Scott, called it "totally deficient of interest", and Mark Van Doren described it as a "catalogue of female Christian virtues, virtues which Dryden was not much moved by. It suffers from a threadbare piety everywhere except at the end [...]"
- Thomas Fletcher, Poems on Several Occasions, and Translations, in his preface, the author condemned rhyme in poetry
- Charles Gildon, editor, Miscellany Poems upon Several Occasions, anthology
- Matthew Prior, An Ode in Imitation of the Second Ode of the Third Book of Horace
- William Walsh, Letters and Poems, amorous and Gallant, published anonymously
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- February 29 - John Byrom (died 1763), English poet
- November 6 - Louis Racine (died 1763), French poet
- November 21 - Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni (died 1768), Italian poet
- Li E (died 1752), Chinese poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
- Clark, Alexander Frederick Bruce, Boileau+and+the+French+Classical+Critics+in+England&source=bl&ots=riSMnwEyAN&sig=vIZFHRatSiUEVSYrihbIOzCp4tA&hl=en&ei=XkJ3S_aHEMvf8QaOmOHDCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England (1660-1830), p 12, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
- Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 126, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
- Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 101, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")