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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. So corrupt a form of writing as the Restoration comedy could not continue to flaunt itself indefinitely.
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Peter Farquhar, 69, was killed in Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire, by Benjamin Field, 28, who formed a close relationship with him before secretly drugging him.
Novelist and English teacher Peter Farquhar, who was described as a 'father figure' to boys at the top independent secondary, died in 2015 aged 69.
Field, 28, was found guilty yesterday of murdering author Peter Farquhar, 69, after starting a sexual relationship with him as part of a "gaslighting" campaign aimed at being written into his will.
Benjamin Field, 28, was found guilty at Oxford Crown Court of the murder of Peter Farquhar, 69, in the village of Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire.
Ben Field and Martyn Smith allegedly used cruel "gaslighting" methods to grind down wealthy novelist Peter Farquhar, 69, and retired headteacher Ann Moore-Martin, 83, in idyllic Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire.
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Byline: Ian Farquhar Sports Correspondent sport@examiner.co.uk