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  • 81Purveyor — Pur*vey or, n. [OE. porveour, OF. pourveor, F. pourvoyeur. See {Purvey}, and cf. {Proveditor}.] 1. One who provides victuals, or whose business is to make provision for the table; a victualer; a caterer. [1913 Webster] 2. An officer who formerly… …

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  • 82Ribibe — Rib ibe, n. [See {Rebec}.] 1. A sort of stringed instrument; a rebec. [Obs.] Nares. [1913 Webster] 2. An old woman; in contempt. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. A bawd; a prostitute. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 83bawdy — I. adjective (bawdier; est) Etymology: bawd Date: 1513 1. obscene, lewd 2. boisterously or humorously indecent • bawdily adverb • bawdiness noun II …

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  • 84Measure for Measure — Facsimile of the title page of Measure for Measure from the First Folio, published in 1623 Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was (and continues to be) classified as comedy, but …

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  • 86I, Libertine — infobox Book | name = I, Libertine title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (paperback) author = Frederick R. Ewing (Theodore Sturgeon) illustrator = cover artist = Frank Kelly Freas country = United States language =… …

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  • 87East End of London — The East End of London, known locally as the East End, is the area of London, England, east of the medieval walled City of London and north of the River Thames, although it is not defined by universally accepted formal boundaries. Use of the term …

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  • 88BBC Television Shakespeare — DVD Box Set Also known as The Shakespeare Collection (UK) The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (US) Genre …

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  • 891691 in literature — The year 1691 in literature involved some significant events.Events* The first of eight volumes of Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy Who Lived Five and Forty Years Undiscover d at Paris is published; subsequent volumes are issued through 1694. The… …

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  • 901631 in literature — The year 1631 in literature involved some significant events.Events*January 9 Love s Triumph Through Callipolis , a masque written by Ben Jonson and designed by Inigo Jones, is staged at Whitehall Palace. *February 22 Chloridia , the year s… …

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  • 91Jeanette Winterson — Infobox Writer name = Jeanette Winterson imagesize = 170px caption = Jeanette Winterson, Warsaw, Poland, February 16, 2005 birthdate = birth date and age|1959|8|27|mf=y birthplace = Manchester, England occupation = Novelist, Journalist,… …

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  • 93The Second Maiden's Tragedy — is a Jacobean play that survives only in manuscript. It was written in 1611, and performed in the same year by the King s Men. The manuscript that survives is the copy that was sent to the censor, and therefore includes his notes and deletions.… …

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  • 94Montague Summers — Augustus Montague Summers (10 April 1880 – 10 August 1948) was an eccentric English author and clergyman. He is known primarily for his scholarly work on the English drama of the 17th century, as well as for his idiosyncratic studies on witches,… …

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  • 96Herodas — (Greek: polytonic|Ἡρώδας), or Herondas (the name is spelt differently in the few places where he is mentioned), was a Greek poet and the author of short humorous dramatic scenes in verse, written under the Alexandrian empire in the 3rd century BC …

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  • 97J. M. Cohen — J. M. (John Michael) Cohen (February 5,1903 July 19, 1989) was a prolific translator (into English) of European literature. Born in London, he was a graduate of Cambridge University. After working in his father s manufacturing business from 1925… …

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  • 98All's Lost by Lust — is a Jacobean tragedy by William Rowley. A tragedy of remarkable frankness and effectiveness, [Schelling, p. 139.] crude and fierce, [Gosse, p. 130.] it was written between 1618 and 1620.PublicationThe play was first published in 1633 (seven… …

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