The New English Theatre: Containing the Most Valuable Plays which Have Been Acted on the London Stage, Volume 9

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J. Rivington, 1777

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Pagina 52 - Eve to" tempt, seduce, and Plague the treacherous kind.' Let me survey my captives. The Colonel leads the van; next Mr. Vizard, He courts me out of the Practice of Piety...
Pagina 50 - twere a dangerous cast for a beau baronet to be tried by a parcel of greasy, grumbling, bartering boobies, who would hang you purely because you're a gentleman.
Pagina 73 - Nay, I have known two wits meet, and by the opposition of their wit, render themselves as ridiculous as fools. 'Tis an odd game we're going to play at: what think you of drawing stakes, and giving over in time? MEL. No...
Pagina 57 - Why, so I do, fool : I wear this because I have the estate, and you wear that because you have not the estate : you have cause to mourn indeed, brother. Well, brother, I'm glad to see you, fare you well ! [Going.
Pagina 59 - Sir, my fortune is equal to yours, my friends as powerful, and both shall be put to the test, to do me justice.
Pagina 72 - I often smile at your conceptions. But there is nothing more unbecoming a man of quality than to laugh; 'tis such a vulgar expression of the passion!
Pagina 41 - How the devil she wrought my lord into this dotage, I know not; but he's gone to Sir Paul about my marriage with Cynthia, and has appointed me his heir. MEL. The devil he has! What's to be done?
Pagina 39 - I have discovered so much manly virtue; thine, in that thou shalt have due reward of all thy worth. Give me thy hand. My nephew is the alone remaining branch of all our ancient family: him I thus blow away, and constitute thee in his room to be my heir MASK.

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