A 'high society' Victorian comedy which deals with marriage, tests of affection, and the power of money.br>
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Modern spelling playtext
Textual notes recording substantive changes to the copytext and variant readings
Glossing notes elucidating obscure words and word play
Critical, contextual and staging notes . Photographs of productions where applicable
A full introduction which provides a critical account of the play, the staging conventions of the time and recent stage history.