Love for Love ePub download
by William Congreve
- ISBN: 0803253532
- ISBN13: 978-0803253537
- ePub: 1409 kb | FB2: 1399 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: University of Nebraska Press (December 1966)
- Rating: 4.5/5
- Votes: 634
- Format: docx lit txt lrf
Love for Love is a Restoration comedy written by British playwright William Congreve. It premiered on 30 April 1695 at Betterton's C. Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Love for Love is a Restoration comedy written by British playwright William Congreve. The play is a comical farce enlivened by its witty dialogue and its humorous characters, and perhaps more successful in its day than The Way of the World, now considered Congreve's best.
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William Congreve, Mrs. Inchbald
William Congreve, Mrs. Inchbald. Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва. Стр. 11 - I'll pursue Angelica with more love than ever, and appear more notoriously her admirer in this restraint, than when I openly rivaled the rich fops that made court to her. So shall my poverty be a mortification to her pride, and perhaps make her compassionate the love, which has principally reduced me to this lowness of fortune. Встречается в книгах (64) с 1747 по 2008. 14 - Twas weak and wilful - and a woman's error.
You can also read the full text online using our ereader. But thinking of this change which last befel us, It's like what I have heard our poets tell us: For when behind our scenes their suits are pleading, To help their love, sometimes they show their reading; And, wanting ready cash to pay for hearts, They top their learning on us, and their parts. Once of philosophers they told us stories, Whom, as I think, they s, I'm sure 'tis some such Latin name they give 'em, And we, who know no better, must belie.
Love for love-a comedy. Nudus agris, nudus nummis paternis, Insanire parat certa ratione modoque. Spoken, at the opening of the new house, by Mr Betterton. The husbandman in vain renews his toil To cultivate each year a hungry soil; And fondly hopes for rich and generous fruit, When what should feed the tree devours the root; Th' unladen boughs, he sees, bode certain dearth, Unless transplanted to more kindly earth. So the poor husbands of the stage, who found Their labours lost upon ungrateful ground, This last and only remedy have proved, And hope new fruit from ancient stocks removed.
Complete summary of William Congreve's Love for Love . With no property left but his books, he declares his intention of becoming a playwright, for his love for Angelica has indeed compelled him to take desperate measures. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Love for Love. On hearing of Valentine’s intention, Jeremy, his knavish manservant, shows alarm and says that Valentine’s family will surely disown him.
William Congreve was born in Bardsey Grange, England on January 24, 1670.
View all . Common terms and phrases. William Congreve was born in Bardsey Grange, England on January 24, 1670. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, and was admitted to the Middle Temple to study law. He completed his first play, The Old Bachelor, in 1690. His other plays include Love for Love, The Way of the World, and The Mourning Bride.
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