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A tragedy by Southerne, performed 1694.

The play is founded on A. Behn's novel The Nun or the Perjur'd Beauty and describes the sufferings of Isabella, who marries Villeroy after the assumed death of her husband Biron. Biron reappears, is killed, and Isabella takes her own life.

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Thomas Southerne (1660—1746) playwright


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