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The Love Chase

by James Sheridan Knowles

The story follows the adventures of a young man, Peregrine, who embarks on a love chase to win the heart of his beloved, Olivia. The play is a romantic comedy filled with twists and turns, as Peregrine encounters various obstacles in his pursuit of love. The play explores themes of love, courtship, and the pursuit of happiness, all in a lighthearted and humorous way. Knowles' writing is clever and witty, with memorable characters and dialogue that make for an entertaining read. "The Love Chase" was a popular play during its time and has continued to be performed in modern times. It has also been adapted into a film and a television series. The play's enduring popularity is a testament to its timeless themes and engaging storytelling. Overall, "The Love Chase" is a delightful play that is sure to entertain and charm readers with its humor, romance, and wit. It is a must-read for anyone interested in classic literature or romantic comedies, and a great introduction to the works of James Sheridan Knowles.

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James Sheridan Knowles was an Irish dramatist and actor. Knowles was born in Cork. His father was the lexicographer James Knowles (1759–1840), cousin of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The family mov...

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