The Minor Theatre: Being a Collection of the Most Approved Farces, Operas, and Comedies, in One, Two and Three Acts, Том 5

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Сторінка 40 - Fleam had told the electors, that master Primmer was an Irishman ; and so they would none of them give their vote for a foreigner. . Sneak. So then I have it for certain : [Huzza .'] Now, brother Bruin, you shall see how I'll manage my madam. 'Gad, I'll make her know I am a man of authority ; she shan't think to bullock and domineer over me.
Сторінка 39 - О bird, brother, 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 33 - The next upon the list is Peter Primmer, the schoolmaster. Heel. 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 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 30 - All. No, no, no. Heel. Silence then, and keep the peace; what, is there no respect paid to authority > am not I the returning officer ? All. Ay, ay, ay. Heel. Chosen by yourselves, and approved of by Sir Jacob ? All.
Сторінка 45 - Sneak. Major, Sir Jacob; what, are you all leagued against his dear A man! yes, a very manly action, indeed, to set married people a quarrelling, and ferment a difference between husband and wife: if you were a man, you would not stand by and see a poor woman beat and abused by a brute, you would not.
Сторінка 20 - Monster? Why, major, the fellow has no more heart than a mouse. Had my kind stars indeed allotted me a military man, I should, doubtless, have deported myself in a beseemingly manner.
Сторінка 13 - Smithfield. The drums beat in the front, the dogs barked in the rear, the oxen set up a gallop: on they came thundering upon us, broke through our ranks in an instant, and threw the whole corps in confusion.
Сторінка 46 - Nay, daughter, you take this thing in too serious a light ; my honest neighbours thought to compliment me : but come, we'll settle the business at once. Neighbours, my son Sneak being seldom amongst us, the duty will never be done; so we will get our honest friend, Heel-tap, to execute the office : he is, I think, every way qualified. MOB. A Heel-tap ! HEEL. What, d'ye mean as master Jeremy's deputy ? SIR J.
Сторінка 31 - Heel. This Goose is but a kind of gosling, a sort of sneaking scoundrel. Who is he?
Сторінка 25 - 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.

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