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Isaac Pocock (2 March 1782 – 23 Aug 1835) was an English dramatist and painter of portraits and historical subjects. He wrote melodramas, farces and light operatic comedies, many of his works being adapted for stage from existing novels. Of his 40 or so works, the most successful was "Hit and Miss" (1810), a musical farce. (The mariner Sir Isaac Pocock, 1751–1810, was his uncle.)

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