Isaac Bickerstaffe

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Isaac Bickerstaff, pseudonym used by Jonathan Swift and later by Richard Steele in the Tatler.

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Isaac Bickerstaffe, c.1735–c.1812, English dramatist, b. Ireland. Included among his comedies and ballad operas are The Maid of the Mill (produced in 1765) and The Padlock (produced in 1768).