A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury-Lane, Covent-Garden, and Hay-Market. Printed Under the Authority of the Managers from the Prompt Book, Том 4

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815
 

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Сторінка 223 - I have eat a bit of under-crust since we have been married. You see, brother Bruin, I am almost as thin as a lath. Bruin. An absolute skeleton ! Sneak.
Сторінка 68 - James. You must not think it strange, Sir, that we come thus to seek after you : men of your capacity will be sought after by the whole world.
Сторінка 227 - MOB. A Mug! A Mug! HEEL. Oh, oh ! what, you are all ready to have a touch of the tankard : but, fair and soft, good neighbours, let us taste this master Mug, before we swallow him ; and unless I am mistaken, you will find him a damn'd bitter draught.
Сторінка 4 - I'll bastinado the rascals ; if not, I think I ought tn pay for my impertinence. Pray tell me, is not your Robert acquainted with my people ? Perhaps he may give a little light into the thing. Free. To tell you the truth, Mr Lovel, your servants are so abandoned, that I have forbid him your house.
Сторінка 222 - For the matter of that, we can afford it well enough as it is. BRUIN. And how do you know that? Who told you as much, Mrs. Mixen ? I hope I know the world better than to trust my concerns with a wife : no, no, thank you for that, Mrs. Jane. MRS.
Сторінка 234 - Sneak. I durst not : What, would you have me set my wit to a soldier ? I warrant...
Сторінка 174 - This is an elegant refinement, unknown to the gross voluptuaries of this part of the world. This is, Mr Loader, what may be called a debt to your dignity : for an opera girl is as essential a piece of equipage for a man of fashion as his coach.
Сторінка 212 - Why, it was partly the major's own fault : I advised him to pull off his spurs before he went upon action ; but he was resolute, and would not be ruled.
Сторінка 228 - Ay, neighbours, and a sufficient man: Let me tell you, Master Primmer is the man for my money; a man of learning; that can lay down the law; why, adzooks, he is...
Сторінка 248 - Decent! oh, my dear queer creature, what a phrase have you found out for a woman of fashion ! Decency is, child, a mere bourgeois, plebeian quality, and fit only for those who pay court to the world, and not for us, to whom the world pays court. Upon my word, you must enlarge your ideas : You are a line L'irl, and we must not have you lost ; I'll undertake you myself.

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