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

William Cartwright (1611–1643)

Cartwright, William. An English dramatist and poet; born in Northway, Sept. 1611; died at Oxford, Nov. 29, 1643. His plays were immensely successful at the time; ‘The Ordinary’ is probably the best, but ‘The Royal Slave’ is meritorious, and both contain much lively wit and satire at the expense of the Puritans. The poems are not so good.