Paméla ou la Vertu récompensée  

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Paméla ou la Vertu récompensée, (Comédiens Français, 1 August 1793) was a five-act verse comedy adapted from Pamela by François de Neufchâteau. Appearing during the French Revolution, Neufchâteau's adaptation was felt to be too Royalist in its sympathies by the Committee of Public Safety, which imprisoned its author and cast (including Anne Françoise Elizabeth Lange and Dazincourt) in the Madelonnettes and Sainte-Pélagie prisons.

13 actors (the actresses were imprisoned at Sainte Pélagie) of the Théâtre Français who remained faithful to the monarchy, arrested on the night of 2 September 1793 following the production of "Paméla ou la Vertu récompensée", a play by Nicolas-Louis François de Neufchâteau which was judged to be seditious. These included :





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