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farce
used in Man And Superman

4 uses
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  • Besides, my child, in this place, what our libertine friend here would call the farce of parental wisdom is dropped.
    Act 3 (24% in)
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  • ...to be exceptionally capable of distinguishing between good and evil, follows his own instincts without regard to the common statute, or canon law; and therefore, whilst gaining the ardent sympathy of our rebellious instincts (which are flattered by the brilliancies with which Don Juan associates them) finds himself in mortal conflict with existing institutions, and defends himself by fraud and farce as unscrupulously as a farmer defends his crops by the same means against vermin.
    Epistle Dedicatory (13% in)
  • You must admit that here Nature beats Comedy out of the field: the wildest hominist or feminist farce is insipid after the most commonplace "slice of life."
    Epistle Dedicatory (42% in)
  • The pretence that women do not take the initiative is part of the farce.
    Epistle Dedicatory (42% in)

There are no more uses of "farce" in Man And Superman.

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