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The Busie Body

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Published: 1709
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,484 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 513
Added to site: 2005.09.25
mnybks.net#: 11247
Genre: Essays

Augustan Reprint Society, publication number 19. Commentary by Jess Byrd

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cted by Mr. Wilks.

Sir Francis Gripe. Guardian to Miranda and Marplot, Father to Charles, in Love with Miranda. Mr. Estcourt.

Charles. Friend to Sir George, in Love with Isabinda. Mr. Mills.

Sir Jealous Traffick. A Merchant that had liv'd sometime in Spain, a great Admirer of the Spanish Customs, Father to Isabinda. Mr. Bullock.

Marplot. A sort of a silly Fellow, Cowardly, but very Inquisitive to know every Body's Business, generally spoils all he undertakes, yet without Design. Mr. Pack.

Whisper. Servant to Charles. Mr. Bullock jun.

Women.

Miranda. An Heiress, worth Thirty Thousand Pound, really in Love with Sir George, but pretends to be so with her Guardian Sir Francis. Mrs. Cross.

Isabinda. Daughter to Sir Jealous, in

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