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Congreve

William. 1670--1729, English dramatist, a major exponent of Restoration comedy; author of Love for Love (1695) and The Way of the World (1700)
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A country hoyden (Jenny Rainsford wearing pink hair) turns up looking for a bloke and shrieks with un-ladylike joy when her skirts are rumpled, and so the madness and mayhem goes on, with everybody tittle-tattling, screaming for things that cannot be achieved, and apparently distributing their sexual favours with a liberality which drew condemnation for the theatre in general and Congreve in particular from the Protestan-biased middle-class.
The convenience of being able to start a fire at any time and at one stroke was so popular that his congreves became an instant hit.
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Mr Congreve began creating his magnificent labour of love at the age of 11 and his gardens are now home to the biggest collection of rhododendrons in Europe as well as other rare flower, shrub and trees.
Moreover, the remote connections with Congreve are not in themselves unambiguous.
At some point early in the game, Congreve and Eccles, with whom the poet had collaborated as early as 1701 on the masque The Judgment of Paris (published in 1702 and now available in facsimile with an introduction by Richard Platt as volume 1 in Music for London Entertainment, 1660-1800, ser.
Congreve, who was positioned at British Headquarters near Neuve Chapelle in Northern France, recalls how it was the Germans who actually called for a day's truce, not the Tommies.
Send your completed nomination form, with a recent picture of the nominated person to: Keira Huber, Inspire Birmingham, Congreve House, 3 Congreve Passage, Birmingham B3 3DA, Or email keira.
The answer to both these questions is at Mount Congreve, near Kilmeaden in Co Waterford.
Over-60s Singles - G Congreve (Blaenau Gwent) 9, lost to J Cahill (Cynon Valley) 21.
There is an imposing Victorian building at the corner of Victoria Square and Congreve Street that, if extended out across Victoria Square to the Floozie in the Jacuzzi, would make an excellent location for an industrial museum.
TODAY PEARL HARBORREMEMBRANCEDAY 1732: The original Covent Garden Opera House opened with Way Of The World, by William Congreve.