Congreve



William, 1670–1729, English dramatist.
Sir William, 1772–1828, English engineer and inventor.
Historical Examples

The Wits and Beaux of Society Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton
The Comedies of William Congreve William Congreve
The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1 Alexander Pope
The Library of William Congreve John C. Hodges
The Loom of Youth Alec Waugh
Viking Boys Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
The Comedies of William Congreve William Congreve
Clarissa: Preface, Hints of Prefaces, and Postscript Samuel Richardson
English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century Leslie Stephen
Views and Reviews William Ernest Henley

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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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