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The Force of Nature; or the Loves of Hippolito and Dorinda (Northampton: R. Raikes/ W. Dicey, 1720).

THE| Force of Nature;| OR THE| LOVES| OF| HIPPOLITO and DORINDA.| A| ROMANCE.| [rule]| Translated from the FRENCH Original, and| never before printed in ENGLISH.| [rule]| NORTHAMPTON:| Printed by R. RAIKES and W. DICEY,| over against All Saints Church, 1720.| (Price Three Pence.)


[cheap design] p.[1] titlepage/ p.[3]-29 "The most renowned History of Prospero, Duke of Milan"/ 8.


{L: 1078.i.29.(2)}.

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t040015.

History of Publication

The story of Shakespeare's Tempest with passages from the opera into which Thomas Shadwell had transformed Davenant and Dryden's version of the play (cf.p.14-15: the quotes from the end of the second act). Cf. for editions (1674) {L: c.34.g.18} and 1710 [ESTC: n013491].