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Woman's revenge: or, A match in Newgate. A comedy. As it is acted at the Royal theatre in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields.

Woman's revenge: or, A match in Newgate. A comedy. As it is acted at the Royal theatre in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields.

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Match in Newgate.
Creator: Bullock, Christopher, 1690?-1724.
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Date: 1728.
Publisher: Printed for J. Roberts,
Edition: The 2d ed. To which is added, A compleat key to the Beggar's opera, by Peter Padwell, of Padington, esq. [pseud.]
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First pub. in 1715. An alteration by Christopher Bullock of Betterton's The revenge itself, an alteration of Marston's Dutch courtezan.
"A key to the Beggar's opera, in a letter to Caleb Danvers," first pub. in the Craftsman, February 17, 1728, is probably D'Anvers (Nicholas Amhurst) himself.--cf. C. E. Pearce, "Polly Peachum" and "The beggar's opera" [1913] p. [164]-178.
Dramatis personæ.--Prologue written by Mr. Theobald, spoken by Mr. Keene.--To pretty Miss Polly Peachum, by Peter Padwell [pseud. of C. Bullock]--To my merry friend and brother comedian, Mr. James Spiller, by Christopher Bullock.--A match in Newgate, a comedy.--Epilogue, spoken by Mother Griffin, the bawd.--A key to the Beggar's opera, in a letter to Caleb Danvers, by Phil Harmonicus [pseud.]--To Miss Polly Peachum, a town pastoral, written in imitation of the fourth Eclogue of Virgil, by J. W. of Cheapside, linnen-draper.--Newgate's garland: being a new ballad, shewing how Mr. Jonathan Wild's throat was cut ... by Mr. Blake ... as he stood at his tryal in the Old Bailey, 1725.
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4 p.l., 80 p. front. 19 cm.
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