A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage ...

C. Elliot, 1788

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第 115 頁 - For there came in at noon, that very day, Bread, greens, potatoes, and a leg of mutton, A better...
第 60 頁 - Tho' their strength it was great, their skill it was neat, They never had one wound. At length the hard earth began to quake, The dragon gave him...
第 77 頁 - ... and avarice, I don't know whether I might not have committed George to your care; but you cockneys now beat us suburbians at our own weapons.
第 112 頁 - Yes, but that's more than they did me. I can cancel your debts there, and, I believe, prevail on thofe gentlemen to refund too But you have been a fad profligate young dog, George.
第 58 頁 - Thou peerless knight of these woods ; Do but slay this dragon, who won't leave us a rag on, We'll give thee all our goods.
第 50 頁 - How can they say that nature Has nothing made in vain ; Why then, beneath the water, Should hideous rocks remain ? No eyes the rocks discover That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wandering lover, And leave the maid to weep.
第 28 頁 - I'll follow you all the world over. [Going after him. Whit. Stay, stay, nephew ; you shan't fight : We shall be exposed all over the town ; and you may lose your life, and I shall be cursed from morning to night. Do, nephew, make yourself and me happy ; be the olive-branch, and bring peace into my family : Return to the widow. I will give you my consent and your fortune, and a fortune for the widow ! five thousand pounds ! Do persuade him, Mr Bates.
第 81 頁 - How did you gain admittance there ? Shift. My merit, Sir, that, like my link, threw a radiance round me A detachment from the head-quarters here, took...
第 11 頁 - Don't bother me, young man, with your darts, your cupids, and your pangs; if you had half of them about you that you swear you have, they would have cured you, by killing you long ago. Would you have...
第 16 頁 - My mautua maker is waiting for me to choose my clothes, in which I shall forget the sorrows of Mrs. Brady, in the joys of Mrs, Whittol, Though I have no fortune myself, I shall bring a tolerable one to you, in debts, Mr. Whittol, and which I will pay you...