THE GENTLEMAN

The date of this fragment, which Nichols named _The Gentleman_, is uncertain; it was first printed in 1809, together with _The School for Scandal_. The…

THE CONSCIOUS LOVERS

“Illud genus narrationis, quod in personis positum est, debet habere sermones festivitatem, animorum dissimilitudinem, gravitatem, lenitatem, spem, metum, suspicionem, desiderium, dissimulationem, misericordiam, rerum varietates, fortunæ…

GRIEF À-LA-MODE

“Ut qui conducti plorant in funere, dicunt, Et faciunt propè plura dolentibus ex animo, sic Derisor vero plus laudatore movetur.”[9] HORACE, _Ars. Poet._ 431-3. _The…