The Rivals


  • Sir Anthony Absolute, a wealthy baronet
  • Captain Jack Absolute, his son, disguised as Ensign Beverley
  • Faulkland, friend of Jack Absolute
  • Bob Acres, friend of Jack Absolute
  • Sir Lucius O'Trigger, an Irish baronet
  • Fag, Captain Absolute's servant
  • David, Bob Acres' servant
  • Thomas, Sir Anthony's servant
  • Lydia Languish, a wealthy teenaged heiress, in love with "Ensign Beverley"
  • Mrs. Malaprop, Lydia's middle-aged guardian
  • Julia Melville, a young relation of the Absolutes, in love with Faulkland
  • Lucy, Lydia's conniving maid

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