A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Colman, George, The Younger

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Colman, George, The Younger (1762-1836). -- Dramatist, s. of the preceding, wrote or adapted numerous plays, including The Heir at Law and John Bull. He was Examiner of Plays (1824-1836). Many of his plays are highly amusing, and keep their place on the stage. His wit made him popular in society, and he was a favourite with George IV.