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Love and a Bottle

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(1698), the earliest play by George Farquhar, first produced at Drury Lane Theatre, London. Roebuck, an Irish gentleman, lacks a livelihood and debates between soldiering, highway robbery, and fortune-hunting. After some adventures he marries Leanthe and leaves his wild life.


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George Farquhar (1678—1707) playwright