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'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE by JOHN FORD
TRANSGRESSIVE LOVE, FAMILY LOVE/ INCEST, MONEY, DEATH- "twill cost me my life", "rip up my bosom", "nearness in birth and blood", "by our mother's dust"
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THE DUCHESS OF MALFI by JOHN WEBSTER
FAMILY LOVE/ INCEST, CLASS, MONEY, TRANSGRESSIVE LOVE- "this goodly roof of yours is too low built; I cannot stand upright in 't", we are forced to express our violent passions in riddles and in dreams", "purge infected blood, such blood as hers"
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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by OLIVER GOLDSMITH
ARRANGED MARRIAGE, CLASS, UNRECIPROCATED LOVE- "she's too grave and sentimental for me", "such beauty fires beyond the power of resistance"
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THE RIVALS by RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN
ARRANGED MARRIAGE, CLASS, UNRECIPROCATED LOVE- "women are not used to weigh and separate the motives for their affection", "my Beverley! how can this be?", "there will be no elopement after all"
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by JANE AUSTEN
UNRECIPROCATED LOVE, MONEY, LOVE GONE WRONG- "I am to inherit this estate... choose a wife from among his daughters", "I am perfectly serious in my refusal. You could not make me happy", "my feelings will not be repressed"
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A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS by ALAN AYCKBOURN
MONEY, ADULTERY, BOUGHT LOVE, BREAK DOWN OF LOVE- "been round the circuit a few times... you get to know the hairpins", "screwing around in your own marriage bed", "she does what she likes, I do what I like", "you can accept heartfelt tokens"
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MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD by CHARLOTTE KEATLEY
FAMILY LOVE- "mummy's here Rosie. There now... did you have a bad dream Jackie?", "Mother! Mother?... oh Mother I'm so happy"
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EQUUS by PETER SCHAFFER
TRANSGRESSIVE LOVE, MADNESS- "kiss anyone and I will see?... lie with anyone and I will see", "the Lord thy God is a jealous God. He sees you. He sees you forever and ever, Alan."
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OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD by TIMBERLAKE WETENBAKER
ADULTERY, CLASS- "filthy, you're filthy, you filthy whore", "Duckling, you won't try anything with Lieutenant Clark will you?"
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FAMILY LOVE/ INCEST, CLASS, MONEY, TRANSGRESSIVE LOVE- "this goodly roof of yours is too low built; I cannot stand upright in 't", we are forced to express our violent passions in riddles and in dreams", "purge infected blood, such blood as hers"

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THE DUCHESS OF MALFI by JOHN WEBSTER

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ARRANGED MARRIAGE, CLASS, UNRECIPROCATED LOVE- "she's too grave and sentimental for me", "such beauty fires beyond the power of resistance"

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ARRANGED MARRIAGE, CLASS, UNRECIPROCATED LOVE- "women are not used to weigh and separate the motives for their affection", "my Beverley! how can this be?", "there will be no elopement after all"

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UNRECIPROCATED LOVE, MONEY, LOVE GONE WRONG- "I am to inherit this estate... choose a wife from among his daughters", "I am perfectly serious in my refusal. You could not make me happy", "my feelings will not be repressed"

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