A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage, Том 1

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C. Elliot, 1782
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Сторінка 341 - 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.
Сторінка 286 - After all, Madam, his appearance is much better than you may imagine. His face, by the help of a black ribband, is very little disfigured ; and he has got a false leg, made so naturally, that, except a small hitch in his gait, there is no material alteration in his person and deportment — Besides which, in point of health and spirits, he is particularly well.
Сторінка 279 - Fore the beginning of the play*, '' I, hapless Polydore, was found " By fishermen, or others, drown'd! " Or I a gentleman did wed " The lady I would. never bed, '' Great Agamemnon's royal daughter, " Who's coming hither to draw water.
Сторінка 136 - I'll give you my word, you'll never make him own himself one, unless you both of you take a good cudgel, and thrash him into it ; 'tis what we are all forced to do when we have any need of him.
Сторінка 289 - I am your friend, and love you as a friend ; and why ? because I am glad to have commerce with a man of talents, honour, and honesty. Let me once see you behave like a poltroon or a villain, and you know I would cut your throat, Colonel ! Tam.
Сторінка 111 - I'll be with you in the evening, if possible ; though, hark ye, there is a bill depending in our house, which...
Сторінка 144 - Besides, sir, certain spirits passing from the left side, which is the seat of the liver, to the right, which is the seat of the heart, we find the lungs, which we call in Latin, Whiskerus, having...
Сторінка 293 - John, who knew the alderman's turn, came down with a thousand pounds ; and so the alderman received his wife, and all is well again. Bell. I vow Mr. Prattle, you are extremely amusing. You know the chit-chat of the whole town. Prat. Can't avoid picking up a few slight anecdotes...
Сторінка 296 - Indeed but I should. What ! to come here with a Canterbury tale of a leg and an eye, and heaven knows what, merely to try the extent of his power over you — To gratify his inordinate vanity, in case you should retain your affection for him ; or to reproach you for your weakness and infidelity, if you could not reconcile yourself to him on that supposition.
Сторінка 13 - I could not imagine that the consequences could have been so serious and so sudden ; — but I am now forced to tell you that you have misunderstood me — that you have distressed me. Heart. How, my dear ? Sir C.

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