[shad-wel, -wuh l]
- Thomas,1642?–92, English dramatist: poet laureate 1688–92.
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She has forsaken him, she is the bride of another,—that other is Shadwell.
"No," replies Molly, indignant at his tone,—so unlike Shadwell's.
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.
Shadwell is only fearful and gloomy to those who have fearful and gloomy minds.Nights in London
- Thomas. ?1642–92, English dramatist; poet laureate (1688–92). He was satirized by Dryden