A Collection of Farces and Other After-pieces, which are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury-Lane, Covent-Garden and Hay-Market: Printed Under the Authority of the Managers from the Prompt Book, Volume 4
Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1809 - English drama
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Page 26 - Twere now to be most happy, for I fear My soul hath her content so absolute That not another comfort like to this Succeeds in unknown fate.
Page 198 - Rather let prudence and temper come first from this side. I will undertake for America that she will follow the example.
Page 27 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell ! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! lago.
Page 211 - I'li be bound for him, madam, and give you any security you can ask. Tag. Every thing goes on to our wish, Sir, I just now had a second conference with my old lady, and she was so convinced by my arguments, that she returned instantly to the lawyer to forbid the drawing out of any writings at all, and she is determined never to thwart Miss's inclinations, and left it to us to give the old gentleman his discharge at the next visit. Capt.
Page 169 - I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace ; Or seek for rule, supremacy and sway, When they are bound to serve, love and obey.
Page 144 - I not heard the sea puff'd up with winds Rage like an angry boar chafed with sweat? Have I not heard great ordnance in the field, And heaven's artillery thunder in the skies? Have I not in a pitched battle heard Loud 'larums, neighing steeds, and trumpets
Page 212 - I was very much alarmed for fear my two gallants should come in upon us unawares; we should have had sad work if they had: I find I love Rhodophil vastly, for though my other sparks flatter me more, I can't abide the thoughts of 'em now...
Page 36 - And yet, Sharp, when I think how I have imposed upon her, I am almost resolved to throw myself at her feet, tell her the real situation of my affairs, ask her pardon, and implore her pity.