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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays
Полный просмотр - 1776
Afide Aura Avoc believe beſt better blood bring cauſe comes Corb Corv dear Enter Exit eyes face faith father fear fellow firſt Flora fortune Free gentlemen give Grace hand head hear Heart hold honour hope houſe huſband I'll juſt keep Lady Gent laſt leave live look Lord Geo Lurch Madam married matter mean mind Miſs Mode Moſca moſt muſt myſelf nature Neph nephew never night on't once play pleaſe pleaſure poor Pray preſent ſay ſee ſhall ſhe ſhould Sir John ſome ſpeak ſtill ſuch ſure tell thank thee there's theſe thing thoſe thou thought true turn uſe virtue Volp wife Wild woman wrong young yourſelf
Стр. 83 - Yes, sir. Stop your mouth, Or I shall draw the only tooth is left. Are not you he, that filthy covetous wretch, With the three legs, that here, in hope of prey, Have, any time this three...
Стр. 11 - You still are what you were, sir. Only you, Of all the rest, are he commands his love, And you do wisely to preserve it thus, With early visitation, and kind notes Of your good meaning to him, which, I know, Cannot but come most grateful. Patron ! sir ! Here's signior Voltore is come— Volp.
Стр. 59 - No, sir, on visitation ; (I'll tell you how anon) and staying long, The youth he grows impatient, rushes forth, Seizeth the lady, wounds me, makes her swear (Or he would murder her, that was his vow) T' affirm my patron to have done her rape: Which how unlike it is, you see! and hence, With that pretext he's gone, t' accuse his father, Defame my patron, defeat you VOLT.
Стр. 32 - Here is a powder concealed in this paper, of which, if I should speak to the worth, nine thousand volumes were but as one page, that page as a line, that line as a word ; so short is this pilgrimage of man (which some call life) to the expressing of it. Would I reflect on the price? Why, the whole world is but as an empire, that empire as a province, that province as a bank, that bank as a private purse, to the purchase of it.
Стр. 6 - Tear forth the fathers of poor families Out of their beds, and coffin them alive In some kind clasping prison, where their bones May be forthcoming, when the flesh is rotten...
Стр. 53 - While we can, the sports of love. Time will not be ours for ever, He, at length, our good will sever; Spend not then his gifts in vain. Suns that set may rise again: But if once we lose this light, 'Tis with us perpetual night.
Стр. 82 - Methinks, of all, you should have been the example. Why should you stay here? with what thought, what promise ? Hear you; do you not know, I know you an ass, And that you would most fain have been a wittol If fortune would have let you? that you are A declared cuckold, on good terms?
Стр. 11 - tis with regret I own it e'en to you ; and, were it possible, you should not know it. Isab. 'Tis frankly owned indeed; but 'tis not kind, perhaps not prudent, after what you know I already am acquainted with. Have I not been bred up with you ? and am I ignorant of a secret which, were it known — Cam. Would be my ruin ; I confess it would. I own you know why both my birth and sex are thus disguised...
Стр. 20 - So many fears attending on old age, Yea, death so often call'd on, as no wish Can be more frequent with them, their limbs faint, Their senses dull, their seeing, hearing, going, All dead before them ; yea, their very teeth, Their instruments of eating...