Allan Ramsay

PERSONS REPRESENTED.

Sir WILLIAM WORTHY.

PATIE, the Gentle Shepherd, in love with Peggy.

ROGER, a rich young shepherd, in love with Jenny.

SYMON, }

GLAUD, } two old shepherds, tenants to Sir William.

BAULDY, a hynd, engaged with Neps.

PEGGY, thought to be Glaud's niece.

JENNY, Glaud's only daughter.

MAUSE, an old woman, supposed to be a witch.

ELSPA, Symon's wife

MADGE, Glaud's sister.

SCENE

A shepherd's village and fields, some few miles from Edinburgh.

TIME OF ACTION

Within 24 hours.

First act begins at eight in the morning.

Second act begins at eleven in the forenoon

Third act begins at four in the afternoon.

Fourth act begins at nine o'clock at night.

Fifth act begins by daylight next morning.

HISTORICAL PERIOD

The Restoration of King Charles II.