The Dramatic Works of Samuel Foote, Esq, Том 2

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Сторінка 71 - Oh, oh ! that alters the case. George, give my compliments to Sir Gregory, and I'll certainly come and dine there. Order Joe to run to Alderman Inkle's in Threadneedle Street ; sorry can't wait upon him, but confined to bed two days with the new influenza.
Сторінка 112 - Well, then, open your lecture : — and, d'ye hear, Papillion, as you have the honour to be promoted from the mortifying condition of an humble valet to the important charge of a private tutor, let us discard all distance between us. See me ready to slake my thirst at your fountain of knowledge, my Magnus Apollo.
Сторінка 81 - Fine instruments in the hands of a man who knows how to use them. — But now, Jack, we come to the point : if an able advocate has his choice in a cause, (which if he is in reputation he may readily have,) which side should he choose, the right, or the wrong ? Jack. A great lawyer's business, is always to make choice of the wrong.
Сторінка 71 - When will you do me the honor, pray, Sir Luke, to take a bit of mutton with me ? Do you name the day. They are as bad as a beggar who attacks your coach at the mounting of a hill ; there is no getting rid of them without a penny to one, and a promise to t'other.
Сторінка 199 - Your observation is pithy and pertinent; different stations different idioms demand, polished periods accord ill with the mouths of mechanics; but as that tribe is permitted to circulate a baser kind of coin, for the...
Сторінка 65 - One foot in the grave ! the rest of his body is not a whit the nearer for that. There has been only an execution issued against part of his personals; his real estate is...
Сторінка 158 - There must be some mistake; you know that I — Pap. They have been vastly puzzled to find out your lodgings ; but Mr Robinson meeting by accident with Sir James Elliot, he was kind enough to tell him where you lived. Here are the bills : Almack's, twelve dozen of Claret, ditto Champaigne, Frontiniac, Sweetmeats, Pine-apples : the whole amount is 3721.
Сторінка 116 - Pap. Oh no, Sir. Many a weary ftep have I taken after a place. Here I was too old, there I was too young ; here the...
Сторінка 74 - If you an't better engaged would be glad of your company to go into the city, and take a dinner at Dolly's. Sir Luke. In his own coach did you say ? Serv.
Сторінка 132 - Yes ; but I don't reckon much upon him : for you know, my dear, what can I do with an aukward, raw, college cub ! Though, upon...

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