Here we go again. Plots and counter-plots and melodramatic disguised personages. Enjoy.Claiming that his son has died while away, Lord Gravello makes it appear that his daughter is now "the Heir to all your vast Revenues, and pester'd with more Suitors than the Grecian Queen, in the long Absence of her Lord. You'll have the Dons, Lords and Dukes swarm about your House like Bees." But the scheming does not go as planned in this comedy by one of the most successful female playwrights.
(Summary by ToddHW)
Sonia will be watching you closely as our DPL, making sure that you are behaving properly - or perhaps improperly - depending on the lot of your character.
Gender neutral, of course.
Source text (please read only from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/36234
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- Project Code: FbTDzA8B
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susanna_Centlivre (Susanna Centlivre)
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- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 73
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- Original publication date (if known): 1761
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Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy
Keywords that describe the book: disguise, plot, heiress, counter-plot
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