George Etherege

About George Etherege

Sir George Etherege (c. 1636, Maidenhead, Berkshire – c. 10 May 1692, Paris) was an English dramatist. 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.

    Poems by George Etherege

  • A Drinking Song

    A Drinking Song By Sir George Etherege

    in Famous Funny Poems

    The pleasures of Love and the joys of good Wine,
    To perfect our happiness, wisely we join!

    We, to Beauty, all day....

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  • Sylvia

    Sylvia By Sir George Etherege

    in Famous Love Poems

    The Nymph that undoes me, is fair and unkind;
    No less than a wonder by Nature designed.
    She's the grief of my heart, the joy of my eye ;
    And the cause of a flame that never can die ! ...

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