Congreve


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English playwright remembered for his comedies (1670-1729)

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Though Widmayer does not invoke the proto-filmic imagination, either here or in her next chapter on Congreve, I find her discussion provocatively suggestive of such.
Over-50s Triples - P Jones, M Watts & C Davies (Llanelli) 17, bt D Mogford, A Williams & G Congreve (Blaenau Gwent) 16.
The author of this "life and times," British barrister James Earle, developed his interest in Congreve as a result of service in a British Army artillery unit that claimed descent from the Bengal Rocket Troop that deployed the famous missiles.
The convenience of being able to start a fire at any time and at one stroke was so popular that his congreves became an instant hit.
1732: The original Covent Garden Opera House opened with The Way Of The World, by William Congreve.
1732: The original Covent Garden Opera House opened with Way Of The World by William Congreve.
Written in the mannered Restoration style of the period (think Congreve and Sheridan), the pastiche gets carried away by its own cleverness, a self-indulgence happily swept aside by the sheer wit of Sam Gold's stylish production.
26) One of the most spectacular fireworks took place in 1814, when Sir William Congreve prepared a Jubilee Fete in the London parks to commemorate Britain's triumph in the Napoleonic wars.
Ambrose Congreve, CBE, who was knighted by the Queen, is owner of Mount Congreve estate in Kilmeaden, in Co Waterford.
Although the club grew to over 50 members the author concentrates on only twelve men and in particular, on Addison, Congreve, Steele, Vanbrugh and Jacob Tonson (the publisher and founder).
Literary criticism and literary history have little use for Georgian drama beyond Goldsmith and Sheridan, and except for these two, the canon runs from George Etherege, William Wycherely, and William Congreve straight to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw.
William Congreve achieved immortality (of a sort) through the American national anthem.
Readers will appreciate the creative eccentricities of William Congreve and Robert Goddard, and enjoy learning about the different rocket motors and how they work.
Sometime around 1704 the poet and dramatist William Congreve joined in partnership with the amateur architect Sir John Vanbrugh to build a theater in the Haymarket to serve as a new home for Betterton's company, and, not incidentally, to provide the most up-to-date stage machinery.
He had previously beaten Time West by four lengths in the Group 2 Clasico Guillermo Kemmis, on February 9, while that son of Westbridge had won the Group 3 Clasico Congreve in January.