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William Wycherley (1640–1716)

Wycherley, William. An English dramatist; born at Clive, 1640; died in London, Jan. 1, 1716. Some of his plays were: ‘Love in a Wood’ (1672); ‘The Gentleman Dancing-Master’ (1673); ‘The Country Wife’ (1675); and ‘The Plain-Dealer’ (1677). A volume of ‘Poems’ was published in 1704. His comedies were in prose, and very coarse. His ‘Posthumous Works’ were published in 1728; and his collected ‘Plays’ in 1712.