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Speed the Plough A Comedy, In Five Acts; As Performed At The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden By Thomas Morton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Morton (1764 – 28 March 1838) was an English... More > playwright.Morton was born in the city of Durham. He was the youngest son of John and Grace Morton of Whickham, County Durham.After the death of his father he was educated at Soho Square school at the charge of his uncle Maddison, a stockbroker. Here amateur acting was in vogue, and Morton, who played with Joseph George Holman, acquired a taste for the theatre. He entered at Lincoln's Inn, 2 July 1784, but was not called to the bar.His first drama, Columbus, or A World Discovered, 8vo, 1792, an historical play in five acts, founded in part upon Les Incas of Marmontel, was produced with success at Covent Garden, 1 December 1792, Holman playing the part of Alonzo. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Morton_(playwright)< Less
Shakespeare's Complete Works: Comedies, Tragedies, Poetry, History Plays By William Shakespeare
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The first recorded works of Shakespeare are Richard III and the three parts of Henry VI, written in the early 1590s during a vogue for historical drama. Shakespeare's plays are difficult to date,... More > however, and studies of the texts suggest that Titus Andronicus, The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew and The Two Gentlemen of Verona may also belong to Shakespeare’s earliest period. His first histories, which draw heavily on the 1587 edition of Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, dramatise the destructive results of weak or corrupt rule and have been interpreted as a justification for the origins of the Tudor dynasty. The early plays were influenced by the works of other Elizabethan dramatists, especially Thomas Kyd and Christopher Marlowe, by the traditions of medieval drama, and by the plays of Seneca. The Comedy of Errors was also based on classical models, but no source for The Taming of the Shrew has been found...< Less
The Innocents By Andrew Traynor
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Marcas Jerone and Branwen Arlat. Two unjustly privileged young people - clever, funny and rich. Destined for one another, however much they resist. And seemingly destined for a happy future. But even... More > they find that they weight of the past cannot be thrown off easily and the ghosts of their ancestors have to be confronted. A mature, entertaining novel which explores families, relationships, ambition and the pains of maturity. Equally funny and sad, this is a very different kind of fantasy novel.< Less
The Innocents By Andrew Traynor
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Marcas Jerone and Branwen Arlat. Two unjustly privileged young people - clever, funny and rich. Destined for one another, however much they resist. And seemingly destined for a happy future. But even... More > they find that they weight of the past cannot be thrown off easily and the ghosts of their ancestors have to be confronted. A mature, entertaining novel which explores families, relationships, ambition and the pains of maturity. Equally funny and sad, this is a very different kind of fantasy novel.< Less
Hannah Price By Brenda Nolan
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Honesty isn’t always the best policy and sometimes you have to cheat to win. Hannah Price lived by her own rules until her brother took her off of the streets. The only thing she has to do is... More > stay out of trouble, which is easier said than done! Desperately trying to lose the reputation of a thief ... Hannah follows her brother’s lead as well as she can. However, when an “abandoned” horse strikes her fancy, Hannah gets more than a four legged friend. She gets a clever stalker who is persistent in retrieving his animal. Seth Colwrack had no idea that his horse would lead him to the most willful and independent girl he had ever met. She is young, feisty, and able to challenge his wits at any given moment. She also happens to have a natural knack for thievery. However, Seth has no intention of catching Hannah Price. He only wants to cash in on her talent< Less
Hannah Price By Brenda Nolan
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Honesty isn’t always the best policy and sometimes you have to cheat to win. Hannah Price lived by her own rules until her brother took her off of the streets. The only thing she has to do is... More > stay out of trouble, which is easier said than done! Desperately trying to lose the reputation of a thief ... Hannah follows her brother’s lead as well as she can. However, when an “abandoned” horse strikes her fancy, Hannah gets more than a four legged friend. She gets a clever stalker who is persistent in retrieving his animal. Seth Colwrack had no idea that his horse would lead him to the most willful and independent girl he had ever met. She is young, feisty, and able to challenge his wits at any given moment. She also happens to have a natural knack for thievery. However, Seth has no intention of catching Hannah Price. He only wants to cash in on her talent< Less
Hannah Price By Brenda Nolan
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Honesty isn’t always the best policy and sometimes you have to cheat to win. Hannah Price lived by her own rules until her brother took her off of the streets. The only thing she has to do is... More > stay out of trouble, which is easier said than done! Desperately trying to lose the reputation of a thief ... Hannah follows her brother’s lead as well as she can. However, when an “abandoned” horse strikes her fancy, Hannah gets more than a four legged friend. She gets a clever stalker who is persistent in retrieving his animal. Seth Colwrack had no idea that his horse would lead him to the most willful and independent girl he had ever met. She is young, feisty, and able to challenge his wits at any given moment. She also happens to have a natural knack for thievery. However, Seth has no intention of catching Hannah Price. He only wants to cash in on her talent< Less
The Romantic By Inez Ponce de Leon
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Rachel Leonessa Everdene is an unmarried, unbetrothed businesswoman of six and twenty, a writer and poet, and, along with her best friend Durante, a Romantic. She also lives in the town of Orvieto,... More > Italy, in the year 1289 -- in a time when women are betrothed at ten, married at twelve, and mothers at fourteen. She is almost resigned to her fate, when an unlikely turn of events turns her into a fugitive. She is nearly kidnapped, but is saved by Jonathan Locksley, a nobleman on his way back to England. Together, Rachel and he journey through the northern communes of Italy, with the kidnappers on their heels, and adventure at every turn. In this 2005 National Novel Writing Month winner, Inez Ponce de Leon takes us on a journey of laughter and tears, as one man walks the road of childhood, and as one lady mends her heart, falls in love, and finds herself.< Less
The Romantic By Inez Ponce de Leon
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Rachel Leonessa Everdene is an unmarried, unbetrothed businesswoman of six and twenty, a writer and poet, and, along with her best friend Durante, a Romantic. She also lives in the town of Orvieto,... More > Italy, in the year 1289 -- in a time when women are betrothed at ten, married at twelve, and mothers at fourteen. She is almost resigned to her fate, when an unlikely turn of events turns her into a fugitive. She is nearly kidnapped, but is saved by Jonathan Locksley, a nobleman on his way back to England. Together, Rachel and he journey through the northern communes of Italy, with the kidnappers on their heels, and adventure at every turn. In this 2005 National Novel Writing Month winner, Inez Ponce de Leon takes us on a journey of laughter and tears, as one man walks the road of childhood, and as one lady mends her heart, falls in love, and finds herself.< Less
The Romantic By Inez Ponce de Leon
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Rachel Leonessa Everdene is an unmarried, unbetrothed businesswoman of six and twenty, a writer and poet, and, along with her best friend Durante, a Romantic. She also lives in the town of Orvieto,... More > Italy, in the year 1289 -- in a time when women are betrothed at ten, married at twelve, and mothers at fourteen. She is almost resigned to her fate, when an unlikely turn of events turns her into a fugitive. She is nearly kidnapped, but is saved by Jonathan Locksley, a nobleman on his way back to England. Together, Rachel and he journey through the northern communes of Italy, with the kidnappers on their heels, and adventure at every turn. In this 2005 National Novel Writing Month winner, Inez Ponce de Leon takes us on a journey of laughter and tears, as one man walks the road of childhood, and as one lady mends her heart, falls in love, and finds herself.< Less

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