The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,316 / 210 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 724
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8049
Excerpt

e public to see the author, who by reason of the indisposition of an actress performed in person the part of the wife, Mrs. Graspall, a character well suited to her romping disposition. It is difficult to imagine how the play could have succeeded on its own merits, for the intricacies of the plot tax the attention even of the reader. A certain Ann Minton, however, revived the piece in the guise of "The Comedy of a Wife to be Lett, or, the Miser Cured, compressed into Two Acts" (1802).

Apparently the reception of her comedy was not sufficiently encouraging to induce Mrs. Haywood to continue writing plays, for six years elapsed before she made a third effort in dramatic writing with a tragedy entitled, "Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburgh," which was first produced at Lincoln's Inn Fields on 4 March, 1729,[12] and shortly afterward published with a dedication to Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales. The intention of the dedication was obviously to bid for royal patronage, but the intended victim was too astu

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood by George Frisbie Whicher - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Fearsome
by S.A. Wolfe
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Emma
by Jane Austen
A Woman Named Smith
by Marie Conway Oemler
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
'Smiles'
by Eliot H. Robinson
Ayala's Angel
by Anthony Trollope
All For Love
by John Dryden
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontė

See more popular titles from this genre.