The Works of Samuel Foote, Том 2

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Сторінка 221 - 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 228 - 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 205 - 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. Now, if you think I could carry my point, I would so swinge and leather my lambkin ; God, I would so curry and claw her. BRUIN. By the lord Harry, she richly deserves it.
Сторінка 252 - No, no; that was the making of me. Then my name made a noise in the world.' Talk of forked hills, and of Helicon ! romantic and fabulous stuff. The true Castalian stream is a shower of eggs, and a pillory the poet's Parnassus.
Сторінка 29 - I wag mark'd to the top of your trick by the Baron, my dear. What, I am no cinque and quatre man. Come, shall we have a dip in the history of the Four Kings this morning?
Сторінка 53 - The first want that occurred to me, was a wig ; but this was too material an article to depend on my own judgment. I resolved to consult my friends. I told them the affair —You hear, gentlemen, what has happened; Mr.
Сторінка 226 - Hold, hold, no riot : but, that we may not give Mug time to pervert the votes and carry the day, let us proceed to the election. Mob. Agreed! agreed! [Exit Heel-tap and Mot.
Сторінка 81 - Decency, child, is 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 fine girl, and we must not have you lost : I'll undertake you myself. But, as I was saying — Pray, my dear, what was I saying ? M, God.
Сторінка 80 - I wish it mayn't; but the disease is too rooted to he quickly removed. Lord, how I have sweat for him ! yet he is as unembarrassed, easy, and fluent, all the time, as if he really believed what he said. Well, to be sure, he is a great master; it is a thousand pities his genius could not be converted to some public service. I think the government should employ him to answer the Brussels Gazette. I'll be hans;id if lie is not too many for Monsieur Maubert, at his own weapons.
Сторінка 328 - ... to the art of navigation /. Fun. Why, this gentlewoman has a pedigree as long as your wife's, brother Zac.

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