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Verbal brilliance, urbane sophistication and sexual conquest are the
measures of luck for the modern set who watched themselves
being represented at the recovery level. but idealisation and
satire, as this variation of Etherege's masterpiece indicates, are turn sides
of an analogous coin, and the play betrays deep anxieties approximately ridicule
and social failure. Any London beau may emulate Dorimant, the
unconscionable rake who loves 'em and leaves 'em, yet he could also
secretly worry that he in reality resembled Sir Fopling Flutter, the model
of all recovery fops, in his self-importance and affectation. the ladies fare
no greater, being provided for id Dorimant's discarded
mistress Loveit, scheming for revenge, or the gorgeous yet hard-headed
Harriet, who dares Dorimant to woo her within the kingdom, for 'I comprehend all
beyond Hyde Park is a desolate tract to you and that no gallantry can draw you

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