- Sir George,1635?–91, English dramatist.
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Etherege and Poynings were the only individuals who met him with their former frankness.
I suppose you know that Poynings and Etherege don't come back, Grey?
Etherege's comedies were, in their day, the dear delight of the majority of playgoers.
It is always so with Congreve's plays, and Etherege's and Wycherley's.Thackeray</p>
He witnessed some impudent comedies of Dryden, Etherege, and Sedley.Shakespeare and the Modern Stage</p>
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- Sir George. ?1635–?92, English Restoration dramatist; author of the comedies The Comical Revenge (1664), She would if she could (1668), and The Man of Mode (1676)
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