Questions tagged [the-way-of-the-world]

Questions about the play 'The Way of the World' (1700) by William Congreve. Use with the tag [william-congreve].

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What does the “justness of characters” mean?

What does the “justness of characters” mean? In the dedication of his play The Way of the World William Congreve says the following about the ancient Roman playwright Terence: "The purity of his ...