- Sir William,1606–68, English dramatist and producer: poet laureate 1638–68.
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"Connie Davenant," said Paul, taken unawares by the suddenness of the question.Vice Versa
Lady Davenant has told me things, and I entreat you not to go!'
It's only I who want to have it out with you,' Lady Davenant pursued.
Could Lady Davenant not teach them, if she should take the trouble?
He that abused Davenant was a drunken gentleman; none of that gang.The Journal to Stella
- Sir William. 1606–68, English dramatist and poet: poet laureate (1638–68). His plays include Love and Honour (1634)
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