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BRITISH THEATRE,

COMPRISING

TRAGEDIES, COMEDIES, OPERAS,

and Farces,

FROM THE MOST CLASSIC WRITERS;

WITII

BIOGRAPHY, CRITICAL ACCOUNT

AND EXPLANATORY NOTES,

By an Englishman.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

LONDON:
SOLD AT PARIS, BY BAUDRY, FOREIGN BOOKSELLER,

RUE DU COQ-SAINT-HONORE.

1828.

CEIAN

26 AUG 1961 IN D E X.

PAGE

TRAGEDIES.

PAGE The Clandestine Marriage by Garrick 440

Cato, by J. Addison ....... 1 The Good-nalured Man by O. Gold-

The Mourning Bride by IV. Congreve 17 smith ........... 467

Zara by A. Hill ........ 33 She Stoops to Conquer by O. Goldsmith 488

Douglas by J. Ilome ...... 48 Every Man in his Humour by Ben

George Barnwell by G, Lillo ... 62 Jonson .......... 509

The Duke of Milan by P. Massinger 76 The Chapler of Accidents ly S. Lee.

The Gamester by E. Moore .... 93 The Man of the World by Ch. Macklin 554

Venjce Preserved by Th. Otway . . 111 A New Way to Pay Old Debts by P.

The Orphan of China by Th. Otway. 128 Massinger ......... 576

The Distrest Mother by A. Philips . 144 A Cure for the Hearl-ache by Th. Mor-

The Fair Penitent by N. Rowe 158 ton........... 597

The Siege of Damascus by liughes. 172 A School for Grown-Children ... 619

Three Wecks after Marriage by A. Mur-

COMEDIES.

phy ........... 641

The Hypocrite by J. Bickerstaff ... 189 The Rivals by R. B. Sheridan ... 650

. A Bold Stroke for a Wife by S. Ceatlivre 209 The School for Scandal by R. B. Sheri-

The Busy-body by S. Centlivre ..., 227 dan ........... 678

• The Provoked Ilusband by C. Cibber 249 The Conscious Lovers by R. Sleclc . 713

She Would and She Would not .. 275 Pride shall have a Fall ...... 728

• The Jealous Wife by G. Colman ..
'The Double Dealer by W. Congreve. 324

OPERA'S.

• The Way of the World by W.Congreve 346 Rosina by F. Brooke ...... 753

The Fashionable Lorer by M. Cumber- Love in a Village by J. Bickerstaff.. 761.

land ........... 372The Maid of the Mill by J. Bickerstaff 777

The Wes!-Indian by R. Cumberland . 394 Inkle and Yarico by G. Colinan .. 796

The Recruiting Officer by G. Farquhar 419 Beggars Opera by J. Gay ..... 815

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