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THE USE OF SPOUSALS IN COMEDY
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accepts action annulment attempt audience Author banns Behn believes canon law Captain cause celebrated ceremony character church Circumstances claimed clandestine marriages comedy Commons consent consider contract course Date daughter deception described discussed disguised dramatists ecclesiastical court English error evidence expects fact false Farquhar father Finally forced marriage fortune give guardians heiress husband impersonates important interest invalid involved John Justice Lady later learns less license London Lord Love Lovers maid marry matrimonial merely mistress mock marriage mutual Nature never obtained parents parliamentary divorce parties performed person plans plays possible praesenti present pretends priest Printed promise prove refuses Restoration comedy riage separation servant Shadwell Shadwell's shows situation spiritual spousals SUCCESSFUL suggests suit Summers tells thinks Thomas Threat of forced Timothy tricked marriage usually valid Widow wife wishes witnesses woman young