[shad-wel, -wuh l]
- Thomas,1642?–92, English dramatist: poet laureate 1688–92.
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"No," replies Molly, indignant at his tone,—so unlike Shadwell's.
She has forsaken him, she is the bride of another,—that other is Shadwell.
At this moment both Luttrell and Shadwell move toward the books.
He is not nearly so composed as Shadwell, and his voice has a strange and stilted sound.
I pulled his coat-tails, and tried to lead him back to Shadwell; but it was useless.Nights in London
- Thomas. ?1642–92, English dramatist; poet laureate (1688–92). He was satirized by Dryden
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