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Sir Anthony Love (1690) was notable for its breeches part written for the actress Mrs Mountford; this risque play, full of farcical action, moves at a spanking pace and was very popular. An unsuccessful play in its own time, The Wife'S Excuse: or, Cuckolds Make Themselves (1692) now interests us because it gives psychological reasons for marital discords, for adultery, in a savagely satiric way that was obviously based upon Southerne's knowledge of fashionable society. A contemporary description o f him stresses this inside knowledge as well as his shrewd observation : his Gallantry is natural and after the real manner of the Town; his acquaintance with the best Company entered him into the Secrets of their Intrigues , and no Man knew better the Way and Disposition of Mankind.

He gave the little Wealth he had, 'To build a House for Fools and Mad: 'And shew'd by one satyric Touch, 'No Nation wanted it so much: 'That Kingdom he hath left his Debtor. ' Swift was equally disgusted by poverty, by its lack of order, its deep misery. And satire was one remedy for it: satire could cut through the corruption, channel the rubbish out of sight, sweeten its smell, diminish the cant, and expose the stupidities for what they were. Human life was absurd, irrational, untidy, unjust.

Then an amateur interest developed: in the last three yearsofElizabeth 's reign the gentlemen in Dublin Castle acted in plays; the Dublin tradesmen's guilds put on plays, and so did the undergraduates in Trinity College and the apprentice lawyers. Under Strafford's regime plays were performed by his retinue, and John Ogilby (1600-76) came with a company from London, then dangerous with the plague raging in 1636 and 1637. A 'pretty little theatre' was opened in Werburgh Street 42 ANGLO-IRISH LITERATURE in Dublin in 1635 and Ogilby was appointed Master of the Revels in Ireland.

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