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SIR JO. Um--Ay, this, this is the very damned place; the inhuman cannibals, the bloody-minded villains, would have butchered me last night. No doubt they would have flayed me alive, have sold my skin, and devoured, etc.
Paperback, 88 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Echo Library (first published September 1st 2003)
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Sep 10, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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a play written in 1693 from which we find: 'married in haste, we may repent at leisure.' i know this was heralded as a clever, brilliant play- times have changed, though, and i found it a bit slow'ish.
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"William Congreve was an English playwright and poet.... William Congreve wrote some of the most popular English plays of the Restoration period of the late 17th century. By the age of thirty, he had written four comedies, including Love for Love (premiered 30 April 1695) and The Way of the World (premiered 1700), and one tragedy, The Mourning Bride (1697).

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