Pepys might quite consistently scorn the ribaldry of Etherege and condone the obscenity of Fletcher.
Etherege and Poynings were the only individuals who met him with their former frankness.
Etherege's comedies were, in their day, the dear delight of the majority of playgoers.
I suppose you know that Poynings and Etherege don't come back, Grey?
The three best being, quite out of sight—Crashaw, Otway, and Etherege.
It is always so with Congreve's plays, and Etherege's and Wycherley's.
He took kindly to a country life, to the surprise of his old comrade in pleasure, Etherege. '
Sedley left Oxford as Etherege left Cambridge, ingloriously, bearing no honours with him.
The ideal hero of Wycherley or Etherege was the witty young profligate, who had seen life, and learned to disbelieve in virtue.
Aunt Etherege will be sure to have her in New York, or traveling about, ten months out of twelve.