Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, 第 20 卷

and under the direction of George Cawthorn, British Library, Strand, 1797

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第 xii 頁 - I have catched her a little enlarging her innocent freedoms, as she calls 'em. For this end I am content to be a French husband, though now and then with the secret pangs of an Italian one ; and therefore, sir, or madam, you are thus equipped to attend and accost her ladyship.
第 23 頁 - Harriet certainly took across the country, instead of coming on to London. Sir H. No, no, we traced her all the way up. — But d'ye hear, Tom, look out among the stables and repositories here in town, for a smart road nag, and a strong horse to carry a portmanteau. Tom. Sir Roger Turf's horses are to be sold — I'll see if there's ever a tight thing there but I suppose, sir, you would have one somewhat stronger than Snip I don't think he's quite enough of a horse for your honour.
第 40 頁 - Niece. You mention the place of battle — I would fain hear an exact description of it — Our public papers are so defective, they don't so much as tell us how the sun rose on that glorious day Were there not a great many flights of vultures before the battle began 1 Capt.
第 14 頁 - I'll engage to cure her of her fits. Nobody understands hysterical cases better than I do ; besides, my sister's symptoms are not very dangerous. Did you ever hear of her falling into a fit when you was not by ? — Was she ever found in convulsions in her closet ? — No, no : these fits, the more care you take of them, the more you will increase the distemper ; let them alone, and they will wear themselves out, I warrant you.
第 22 頁 - Ay, but brother, you rate her too high, the war has fetched down the price of women; the whole nation is overrun with petticoats; our daughters lie upon our hands, Brother Tipkin; girls are drugs, sir, mere drugs. Tip. Look ye, Sir Harry, let girls be what they will, a thousand...
第 42 頁 - Freelove, very well, indeed. There they are, like so many graziers ; and there it seems they have learned that this lady is certainly in London. HAR. Do, dear madam, send a card directly to my father, informing him where I am, and that your ladyship would be glad to see him here. For my part, I dare not venture into his presence, till you have in some measure pacified him ; but for heaven's sake, desire him not to bring that wretched fellow along with him.
第 4 頁 - Look you, Mr. Oakly, this usage is not to be borne. You take a pleasure in abusing my tenderness, and soft disposition. — To be perpetually running over the whole town, nay, the whole kingdom too, in pursuit of your amours ! — Did not I discover, that you was great with mademoiselle, my own woman? — Did not you contract a shameful familiarity with Mrs. Freeman ? — Did not I detect your intrigue with Lady Wealthy? — Was not you Oak. Oons ! madam, the Grand Turk himself...
第 45 頁 - Free. What is all this ? Pray, Sir, what is the meaning of your coming hither to raise this disturbance ? do you take my house for a brothel ? [To CHARLES.
第 23 頁 - ... bodkins, fans, play-books, with other toys of that nature. And now, since we have as good as concluded the marriage, it will not be improper that the young people see each other.
第 75 頁 - ... tis to venture to the utmost limit of what is lawful. You laid that train, I'm sure, to alarm, not to betray, my innocence Mr. Clerimont scorns such baseness! therefore I kneel — I weep— 1 am convinced.