In order for Millamant and Mirabell to get married and receive Millamant's full dowry, Mirabell must receive the blessing of Millamant's aunt, Lady Wishfort. Unfortunately, she is a very bitter lady, who despises Mirabell and wants her own nephew, Sir Wilfull, to wed Millamant.
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The play was first seen in 1700 at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields in London. See more