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Joseph Stirling Coyne (1803—1868) playwright and journalist


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(1847), a romantic farce by Joseph Stirling Coyne. Wittington Widgett, a tailor, is engaged to Mary the Laundress, but her ‘hymeneal’ determination unnerves him. After much farcical distraction Widgett falls into the arms of his fiancée.


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