The Beggar
The Beggar
The Beggar
The Beggar

The Beggar's Opera, Part 2

Publication Date: March 22, 2012

Chapter: English Literature During The Restoration And The Eighteenth Century

Sure, the English went to the theater sometimes, and the opera. But in 1728, bear-baiting and a good ol' fashioned hanging were still pretty high on the list of places to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon. And hey, let's be honest, you haven't really lived until you've seen several people die firsthand. It's fun for the whole family!

Author: John Gay • Year: 1728 • Info: Wikipedia

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