The Minor Theatre: Being a Collection of the Most Approved Farces, Operas, and Comedies, in One, Two and Three Acts, Том 2

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Сторінка 21 - Bid. Quite another sort of a man. He speaks like a lady for all the world, and never swears as Mr. Flash does, but wears nice white gloves, and tells me what ribbons...
Сторінка 24 - ... madam, and give you any security you can ask. Tag. Every thing goes on to our wish, Sir, I just now had a second conference with my old lady, and she was so convinced by my arguments, that she returned instantly to the lawyer to forbid the drawing out of any writings at all, and she is determined never to thwart Miss's inclinations, and left it to us to give the old gentleman his discharge at the next visit.
Сторінка 30 - I knew his friend toe but he limped away, and hid word, he did it very well ! I could have sworn there had been an amputation — He would make a figure at a masked ball. Ha, ha, ha!
Сторінка 15 - Tag. This is news indeed ! I have had the place but a little while, and have not quite got into the secrets of the family ; but part of your story is true ; and if you bring your master, and miss is willing, I warrant we'll be too hard for the old folks. Puff.
Сторінка 29 - Excuse me, ladies : I can't forbear laughing — ha, ha, ha! — The gentleman in t'other room, Colonel Tamper ! ha, ha, ha ! I find the Colonel had a mind to pay a visit in masquerade this morning...
Сторінка 29 - I saw him going into the what-d'ye-call-him ambassador's, just over against my house, yesterday ; and the last place I was at this morning was Mrs. Daylight's, where I heard the colonel was at her route last 'night, and that every body thought he was rather improved than injured by his late expedition. But, odso ! Lack-a-day, lack-a-day, lack-a-day !-^-now I recollect — ha, ha, ha ! [Laughing very heartily.
Сторінка 31 - Well, I vow I'll beat you if you talk so — Don't look at me in that manner Flesh and blood can't bear it— I could— but I wont grow indecent — Bid.
Сторінка 19 - More than all tins might have happened to me at home. I might have thrown away my life in a duel, or broke my neck in a fox-chace : a fit of the gout, or an apoplexy, might have maimed me ten times worse for ever ; or a palsy, perhaps, have killed one half of me at a single stroke — You must not take on thus— If you do, I shall be extremely uneasy. Emily. Excuse me; I cannot help it— but, be assured, I esteem you as much as ever, sir. Tarn. Esteem, and sir ! This is cold language ; I have not...
Сторінка 35 - I'ma man of reflection), I have but a bagatelle to say to you. I am in love with you up to hell and desperation, may the sky crush me if I am not!
Сторінка 21 - Flash does, but wears nice white gloves, and tells me what ribbons become my complexion, where to stick my patches, who is the best milliner, where they sell the best tea, and which is the best wash for the face, and the best paste for the hands...

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