Arthur Murphy

(1727—1805) playwright and actor

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playwright, wrote over 20 farces, comedies, and tragedies, including adaptations of Molière and Voltaire; his better‐known pieces include The Way to Keep Him (1760), Three Weeks after Marriage (1764), and Know Your Own Mind (1777). He also wrote lives of Fielding (1762), Dr Johnson (1792), and Garrick (1801).

Subjects: Literature.

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