William Wycherley

William Wycherley

Died: January 1, 1716

Nationality: English

Occupation: Dramatist

Biography: William Wycherley was an English dramatist of the Restoration period, best known for the plays The Country Wife and The Plain Dealer.

Source/Notes: Love in a Wood (1671), Act III, scene 3. (This was already a common proverb before Wycherley, cf. Invention, Necessity.)

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