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George Bernard Shaw

The Devil's Disciple

Set in Colonial America during the Revolutionary era, the play tells the story of Richard Dudgeon, a local outcast and self-proclaimed “Devil's disciple”. In a twist characteristic of Shaw's love of paradox, Dudgeon sacrifices himself in a Christ-like gesture despite his professed Infernal allegiance.
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Quotes

    Zavenhas quoted9 years ago
    SWINDON. I can't believe it! What will History say? BURGOYNE. History, sir, will tell lies, as usual
    Zavenhas quoted9 years ago
    BURGOYNE. Is William--Maindeck and so on--a man of his word? RICHARD. Is he selling you anything? BURGOYNE. No. RICHARD. Then you may depend on him.
    Zavenhas quoted9 years ago
    I found him in the minister's house, sitting at tea with the lady with his coat off, quite at home. If he isn't married to her, he ought to be.

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