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It might be inferred from a passage in the address 'to the Reader,' that 'A Woman is a Weathercock' was written some time before it was printed; and from the dedication of the same play, we learn that Field's 'Amends for Ladies,' if not then also finished, was fully contemplated by the author under that title.
...I send a comedy to you here, as good as I could then make; nor slight my presentation, because it is a play; for I tell thee, reader, if thou be'st ignorant, a play is not so idle a thing as thou art, but a mirror of men's lives and actions; nor, be it perfect or imperfect, true or false, is the vice or virtue of the maker.
About William Carew Hazlitt, the Author:
He published further contributions to the subject in Bibliographical Collections and Notes on Early English Literature made during the years 1893-1903 (1903), and a Manual for the Collector and Amateur of Old English Plays ...
...London: Reeves and Turner, 1876. detailed bibliographical entries on many early English printed books; followed by Bibliographical Collections and Notes on Early English Literature, 1474-1700, 2nd series (London: Quaritch, 1882); 3rd series (London: Quaritch, 1892); 4th series (London: Quaritch, 1903).
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