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Author Lillo, George, 1693-1739.

Title London Merchant
Published [Place of publication not identified] : UNP - Nebraska, 2014
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Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Regents Restoration Drama Series; Contents; List of Abbreviations in Textual Notes; Introduction; Selective Bibliography; The London Merchant; Appendix A: Advertisement; Appendix B: Scene the Last; Appendix C: The Ballad of George Barnwell; Appendix D: Chronology; Back Cover
Summary Mrs. Millwood is beautiful, intelligent, and ambitious, but London gives her no means of support except to seduce men. Love for her leads eighteen-year-old Barnwell to deceit, theft, and murder. ""What are your laws, "" Mrs. Millwood asks, ""but the fool's wisdom and the coward's valor, the instrument and screen of all your villainies by which you punish in others what you act out yourselves, had you been in their circumstances? The judge who condemns the poor man for being a thief had been a thief himself, had he been poor. Thus you go on deceiving and being deceived, harassing, plaguing, an
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Subject English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700.
Form Electronic book
Author McBurney, William H. (William Harlin), 1919-1967.
ISBN 0803276982 (electronic bk.)
9780803276987 (electronic bk.)