A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage, Том 2

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Сторінка 60 - Hearts of oak are our men, We always are ready : Steady, boys, steady ! We'll fight and we'll conquer again and again. We ne'er see our foes but we wish them to stay, They never see us but they wish us away : If they run, why, we follow, or run them ashore ; For if they won't fight us, we cannot do more.
Сторінка 4 - ... that we might take the gallows in flank, and at all events secure a retreat, who should come by but a drove of fat oxen for Smithfield.
Сторінка 18 - Bruin, can you tell what is become of my vife ? Bruin. She is gone off with the Major. Sneak. Mayhap to take a walk in the garden : I will go and take a peep at what they are doing. [Exit Sneak. Mob. (without.) Huzza. Heel. Gadso ! the candidates are coming. Come, neighbours, range yourselves to the right and left, that you may be convassed in order : let us sc
Сторінка 142 - Wild. What, an author, too ? Pap. Oh, a voluminous one ! The whole region of the belles lettres fell under my inspection ; physic, divinity, and the mathematics, my mistress managed herself. There, sir, like another Aristarch, I dealt out fame and damnation at pleasure.
Сторінка 66 - I as this is a time of mirth and jollity, it has always been the custom of my house, to give my servants liberty in this season, and to treat my country neighbours, that with innocent sports they may divert themselves. Lady.
Сторінка 22 - I have such a dismal story to tell you BRUIN. What's the matter ? SNEAK. Why, you know I went into the garden to look for my vife and the major, and there I hunted and hunted as sharp as if it had been for one of my own...
Сторінка 18 - Primmer is a man for my money ; a man of learning, that can lay down the law : why, adzooks, he is wise enough to puzzle the parson ; and then, how you have heard him oration at the Adam and Eve of a Saturday night, about Russia and Prussia. 'Ecod, George Gage, the exciseman, is nothing at all to un.
Сторінка 7 - You surprise me; why, when he frequented our town of a market-day, he has taken out a guinea in oaths— And quite changed ? Sir Jac.
Сторінка 1 - No, no ; your essences, elixirs, emetics, sweats, drops, and your pastes, and your pills, have silenc'd your pestles and mortars. Why, a fever that would formerly have cost you a fortune, you may now cure for twelve penn'orth of powder. Lint. Or kill, Sir Jacob. Sir Jac. And then as to your scurvies, and gouts, rheumatisms, consumptions, coughs and catarrhs, tar-water and turpentine will make you as sound as a roach.
Сторінка 4 - The major made a fine disposition: on we marched, the men all in high spirits, to attack the gibbet where Gardel is hanging ; but turning down a narrow lane to the left, as it might be about there, in order to possess a...

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