The pleasures of Love and the joys of good Wine,
To perfect our happiness, wisely we join!
We, to Beauty, all day.
About George EtheregeSir George Etherege was born in England in 1635 and in Paris on May, 10 1692 at the age of 56. He was a well known playwright especially known for his comedies. He wrote the plays The Comical Revenge or, Love in a Tub in 1664, She Would if She Could in 1668, and The Man of Mode or, Sir Fopling Flutter in 1676. After The Man of Mode’s success, Etherege retired from writing. He married a rich widow, Mary Sheppard Arnold, in 1683.
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