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The London Merchant

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Mrs. Millwood is beautiful, intelligent, and ambitious, but London gives her no means of support except to seduce men. Love for her leads eighteen-year-old Barnwell to deceit, theft, and murder. "What are your laws," Mrs. Millwood asks, "but the fool's wisdom and the coward's valor, the instrument and screen of all your villainies by which you punish in others what you act out yourselves, had you been in their circumstances? The judge who condemns the poor man for being a thief had been a thief himself, had he been poor. ...

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The London Merchant
1996, Players Press

ISBN-13: 9780887342851

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The London Merchant
1965, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803253650

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