The Way of the World: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by William CongreveThe Way of the World: A Comedy (Classic Reprint) by William Congreve

The Way of the World: A Comedy (Classic Reprint)

byWilliam Congreve

Paperback | November 17, 2018

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If it has happened in any part of this comedy, that I have gained a turn of fiile, or exprefiion more correct, or at leafi more corrigible, than in thofe which I have for merly written, I mull, with equal pride and gratitude, afcribe it to the honour~0f your Lordfhip's admitting me into your converfation, and that of a fociety where every body elfe was fo well worthy of you, in your retirement, laft fummer, from the town for it was immediately af ter that this comedy was' written. If I have failed in my performance, it is only to be regretted, where there were fo many, nor inferior either to a Scipio or a Lelina, that that there {hould be one wanting equal in capacity to a Terence.

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Title:The Way of the World: A Comedy (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.53 inPublished:November 17, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0259509892

ISBN - 13:9780259509899

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