Not by Dryden; nor did Burnet think so: the answer was by Varillas himself. If Johnson had quoted a little farther back he would have seen this.
'It will perhaps be a little longer a digesting to M. Varillas than it was a preparing tome. One proof will quickly appear whether the world is so satisfied with his answer as upon that to return to any thoughts of his history; for I have been informed,' etc;,
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