The American Bibliopolist Volume 2

The American Bibliopolist Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...the dire Assault Unerring Marksmen at an Actor's fault. Inclined as skilled to brandish Satire's dart J Unarm'd we all appear in ev'ry part V And least of all protected at the heart. J Yet we have Ground, and Ground to be maintained Upon the Flanks ($) we're pretty well sustain'd And let me tell you, twixt yourselves and me That Mr. Prompter is no bad Appui. Why should we fear the foe in the Ravinrf 1 We've upper Ground and Palisade between And, Vivat Rex, none come behind the Scene j Nor travers'd thus, the Perils shall we prove Of Missile Pippins from the Heights above Shou'd all this fail, we Adepts in this Trade ") Can foil you by Manoeuvre retrograde V Of late, much prowess has been thus displayed. ) Yet e'er the Catcall sounds the dread Alarm Can nought arrest the Critics vengeful arm? A plea We'll urge which Britons must admit One that shall silence all the Shafts of Wit; Can Censure raise a dart against our scene? When Charity extends her hand between? Thus when on Latias Shore the Sabine host ('Twas then the fashion) raged for spouses lost, Lest Bloodshed shou'd ensue, each gentle Woman With Condescension took her fav'rite Roman Nor less compliant, to appease the strife Each Sabine, in true ton, gave up his wife--So Charity our Compromise proclaims, And interposes like the Sabine dames. We face you here, to claim her at your hands, Each Virtuous feeling seconds our demands Critic and Actor, in the middle Held Shall meet and parley--shall relent & yield. Give but the fair the treaty shall prevail We will like Romans, use the Lady well. New York Jany 9th 79. This gentleman had met Miss Honora Sneyd at Buxton or Matlock, and had paid his addresses to her, without at first meeting with any discouragement from Mrs. Andre, the young...show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555317
  • 9781236555311