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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...
Повний перегляд - 1808
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Сторінка 18 - What had I to do with play ? I wanted nothing. My •wishes and my means were equal. The poor followed me w'ith blessings, love scattered roses on my pillow, and morning waked me to delight — Oh, bitter thought, that leads to what I was by what I am ! I would forget both — Who's there ? Enter a Waiter.
Сторінка 19 - I now turn viper, and with black ingratitude sting the tender heart, that thus has cherished me? Shall I seduce her house's heir, and kill her peace? No — though I loved to the mad extreme of female fondness; though every worldly bliss, that woman's vanity, or, man's ambition could desire, followed the indulgence of my love, and all the •contempt and misery of this life...
Сторінка 11 - Such thoughts indeed would wrong him. The world is full of slander ; and every wretch, that knows himself unjust, charges his neighbour with like passions ; and by the general frailty hides his own — If you are wise, and would be happy, turn a deaf ear to such reports.
Сторінка 39 - twas made for you. Very good coffee, indeed, Mr. Tomlins. Sons of care, 'twas made for you.
Сторінка 31 - Like some distemper'd wretch, your wayward mind Rejects all nourishment, or turns to gall The very balm that should relieve its anguish. He will admire thy love, which could persuade him To give up glory for the milder triumph Of heart- felt ease and soft humanity.
Сторінка 70 - ... welcome war first took me up — in poverty — and the dread of cruel creditors. Paternal affection brought me to my native land, in quest of an only child. I found her, as I thought, amiable as...
Сторінка 12 - I wish I had known of this. Was it a large demand, madam ? Char. I heard not that ; but visits, such as these, we must expect often — Why so. distressed, sister? This is no new affliction.
Сторінка 9 - He perfectly dotes on her; and daily follows her about, with nosegays and fruit — and the first of 'every thing in the .season— Ay, and my young Master Charles too, is in as bad a way as the gardener— in short every body loves her, and...