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The amorous widow or, wanton wife. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by Her Majesty"s servants. Written by Mr. Betterton. by Thomas Betterton

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Published by printed by S. Keimer for E. Curll, R. Gosling, K. Sanger, and A. Bettesworth in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 728, no. 14.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17002121M

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