The Way of the World (1 of 3)
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The Way of the World (1 of 3)

Publication Date: October 17, 2011

Chapter: English Literature During The Restoration And The Eighteenth Century

I was puzzled, upon reading the beginning of this play, by the stage direction that Scene I took place in a "chocolate house." This is accompanied by no explanation or even a footnote in the Norton, so I had to turn to the internet. Apparently, this may have been a sort of "gentleman's club" in 1700. It may also have been delicious.

Author: William Congreve • • Year: 1700 • Info: Wikipedia

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