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Inkle and Yarico


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A romantic musical comedy by G. Colman the younger, performed 1787.

The young Londoner, Inkle, saved from cannibals on a voyage to Barbados by the beautiful native girl Yarico, has to decide between fidelity to her and a wealthy marriage to Narcissa, the Governor's daughter; he chooses the latter and is punished for his ingratitude. See Primitivism.

Subjects: British History — Literature.


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