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(Biography) George. 1678–1707, Irish-born dramatist; author of comedies such as The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707)


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George, 1678–1707, English playwright, born in Ireland.
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To the next generation and the end of the period (or rather of the Restoration literature, which actually lasted somewhat beyond 1700), belong William Congreve, a master of sparkling wit, Sir John Vanbrugh, and George Farquhar.
The RSC performed two plays during its visit to Huddersfield, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Beaux Stratagem by George Farquhar.
Written by George Farquhar, the original play is considered a staple of the 17th century British comedy canon.
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Yesterday the families of two Scots airmen, George Farquhar, from Aberdeen, and James Nairsmit, from Fife, who died in the crash, attended a service at Kinloss Abbey in Morayshire, where five of the flyers are buried.
George Farquhar claimed that women "should be at home making babies" instead of joining the Inverness British Legion.
The earliest reference to The George is made by George Farquhar, the famous dramatist, who stayed there in 1707 whilst quartered as a recruitment officer.
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Traffic warden Louise Anderson won her campaign despite opposition from old soldier George Farquhar - who claimed women "should be at home making babies".
Old soldier George Farquhar, 68, said that "women should be at home making babies and should be at the sink, not at the bar".