Aphra Behn Quotes (31 quotes)
The Lucky Chance, Act IV (1686)
The Lover's Watch, Four o'Clock General Conversation (1686)
The Rover, Part II, Act III, sc. i
“Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.”
The History of Agnes de Castro, or the Force of Generous Love (1688)
The Rover, Part II, Act V
The Rover, Part I, Act I, sc. ii (1677)
The Feigned Courtesans, Act III, sc. i (1679)
“A brave world, sir, full of religion, knavery, and change: we shall shortly see better days.”
The Roundheads (1682)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAphra Behn
Died: April 16, 1689 (aged 49)
Occupation: Dramatist, novelist
Bio: Aphra Behn was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration and was one of the first English professional female writers. Her writing contributed to the amatory fiction genre of British literature. Along with Delarivier Manley and Eliza Haywood, she is sometimes referred to as part of The fair triumvirate of wit.