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Love à la Mode


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A comedy by Macklin, produced 1759.

Four suitors, an Englishman, an Irishman, a Scot, and a Jew, are rivals for the hand of the heroine. Their quality is tested by the pretence that she has lost her fortune. The play is famous for the characters of Sir Archy MacSarcasm and Sir Callaghan O'Brallaghan.

Subjects: Literature.


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Charles Macklin (1699—1797) actor and playwright


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