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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Richard Brinsley Peake (1792–1847)

Peake, Richard Brinsley. An English dramatist; born at London, Feb. 19, 1792; died on Oct. 4, 1847. Among his plays are: ‘Amateurs and Actors,’ a musical farce (1818); ‘The Duel, or my Two Nephews’ (1823); ‘Presumption, or the Fate of Frankenstein’ (1824); ‘Comfortable Lodgings, or Paris in 1750’ (1827); ‘Before Breakfast’ (1828); ‘The Title Deeds,’ a three-act comedy in prose (1847).