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With all the brilliance of his fellow irish scribes oscar wilde and george bernard shaw, sheridan single-handedly revived english stage comedy with his. How iran and saudi arabia's rivalry has plunged the middle east into sectarian war. Both sheridan and goldsmith lamented the popularity of sentimental comedy in the later eighteenth century and wrote their witty and satirical plays (though.
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