The works of Samuel Foote, esq., with remarks on each play and an essay by Jon Bee, Том 2

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Сторінка 209 - Dear major, I demand a million of pardons. I have given you a profusion of trouble ; but my husband is such a goose-cap, that I can't get no good out of him at home or abroad — Jerry, Jerry Sneak — Your blessing, sir Jacob ? Sir Jac. Daughter, you are welcome to Garrart.
Сторінка 221 - 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.
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 251 - Why, who the devil will give money to be told that Mr. Such-a-one is a wiser or better man than himself? No, no; 'tis quite and clean out, of nature. A good sousing satire now, well...
Сторінка 203 - The major made a fine disposition : on we marched, the men all in high spirits, to attack the gibbet where Gardel is hanging ; but, turning down a narrow lane to the left, as it might be about there, in order to possess a...
Сторінка 25 - I recommended a minor to him myself, for the loan only of fifty pounds; and, would you believe it, as I hope to be saved, we dined, supped, and wetted...
Сторінка 81 - Gr. Decent ! oh, my dear queer creature, what a phrase have you found out for a woman of fashion! Decency is, child, a mere bourgeois, plebeian quality, and fit only for those who pay c'ourt 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.
Сторінка 40 - People that are upon the ways and means must not be nice, knight. A pretty piece of work you have made here ! Thrown up the cards, with the game in your hands. , .. .. Sir Geo. Why, pr'ythee, of what use would his . . Load.
Сторінка 39 - Nebuchadnezzar Zebulon, in the Old Jewry, but it happened to be Saturday ; and they never touch on the Sabbath, you know. Sir Geo. Why, what the the devil can I do ? Tram.
Сторінка 75 - Pap. Why, then, you are to know, sir, that my former situation has been rather above my present condition ; having once sustained the dignity of sub-preceptor to one of those cheap rural academies with which our county of York is so plentifully stocked.

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