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"Tis pity she"s a whore by John Ford.

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"Tis pity she"s a whore by John Ford.

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Published by Royal Shakespeare Company in [Stratford-upon-Avon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ford, John, -- 1586-ca. 1640.

  • Edition Notes

    Programme of the Royal Shakespeare Company"s 1991 production at the Swan Theatre, directed by David Leveaux.

    ContributionsLeveaux, David., Swan Theatre.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17537115M


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