The Witlings.

A Comedy.


A Sister of the Order.

(Frances Burney, 1779)

  • Introduction
  • Dramatis Personæ
  • Act I - A milliner’s shop. A counter is spread with caps, ribbons, fans & band boxes.
  • Act II - A drawing room at Lady Smatter’s.
  • Act III
    • Scene i - A dressing room at Lady Smatter’s.
    • Scene ii - The scene changes to an apartment at Mrs. Voluble’s; Dabler is discovered writing.
  • Act IV - A library at Lady Smatter’s.
  • Act V - A parlor at Mrs. Voluble’s.