Eighteenth-century British playwright whose dramatic functions are the Foundling as well as the Trial of Selim the Persian. He’s most famous, nevertheless, for The Gamester, a play 1st stated in 1753. He released one of is own earliest functions, Fables of the feminine Sex, in 1744. A assortment of his total theatrical functions was released three years after his loss of life. He was the Berkshire, England-born child of the minister. He collaborated with Horace Walpole along with other literary numbers of the period around the publication of the periodical known as The World.