Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Том 27

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and under the direction of George Cawthorn, British Library, Strand, 1797
 

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Сторінка 40 - ... but that out of respect to my honour — as he had taken a great deal of my honour's money — he would not suffer his lawyer to serve it, till he had first informed my honour, because he was not willing to affront my honour ; ha, ha, ha ! a son of a whore ! Sir Per.
Сторінка 73 - He never gave his wife cause to repine at his being abroad in his life. Just. Pray, madam, how may he be in the grand matrimonial point. — Is he true to your bed ? Sir John.
Сторінка 44 - You had a much more limited complaisance this morning, sir.— Would you believe it, ladies ? the gentleman has been so exceeding generous, to tell me of above fifty faults in less time than it was well possible for me to commit two of 'em.
Сторінка 9 - But there's some comfort still ; if one would be revenged of him, these are good times; a woman may have a gallant, and a separate maintenance too. — The surly puppy ! — Yet, he's a fool for't ; for hitherto he has been no monster : but who knows how far he may provoke me ? I never...
Сторінка 90 - Wear a sword, sir ! — And what of all that sir? He comes to my house; eats my meat; lies with my wife; dishonours my family; gets a bastard to inherit my estate — And when 1 ask a civil account of all this — Sir, says he, I wear a sword.
Сторінка 58 - My next boo, sir, was till your ain mother, whom I ran away with fra the boarding-school ; by the interest of whose family I got a guid smart place in the treasury ; and, sir, my vary...
Сторінка 77 - ... just as it stands ; otherwise there must be new writings drawn, new consultations of lawyers, new objections and delays will arise, — creditors will be impatient and impertinent, so that we shall nai finish the Lord knows when.
Сторінка 29 - tis to make their husbands fight, in hopes they may be killed when their affairs require it should be so : but most commonly 'tis to engage \ two men in a quarrel, that they may have the credit of being fought for ; and if the lover's killed in the business, they cry, Poor fellow, he had ill luck/ — and so they go to cards.
Сторінка 53 - ... got a little tipsy, I am sure, when we had him in that mood, we might have settled the point as I could wish it, among ourselves, before the lawyers came ; but now, sir, I do not ken what will be the consequence. Eger. But when a man is intoxicated, would that have been a seasonable time to settle...
Сторінка 33 - And yet let me expose my weakness, 'tis the only man on earth I cou'd resolve to dispense my favours on, were he but a fine gentleman. Well ! did men but know how deep an impression a fine gentleman makes in a lady's heart, they would reduce all their studies to that of good-breeding alone.

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