British Theatre Volume 5

British Theatre Volume 5

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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. 1796 edition. Excerpt: ...to your lordship. And I have great reason to believe, that every thing in your house, is, like your lordship, perfectly complete. Lord Eust. You are very polite, madam; and if my Harriot knew what I had suffered Har. I might then have been more concerned than I am at present, and that, my lord, is needless. Mrs. Win. I hop'd we should have had, an end of your sighs, and your tears, when you s.iw Lord Eustace 1 declare, child, you are a perfcct Niobe!--One would imagine that you were the most unhappy creature in the world. LoidEuit. You alarm, me extremely, madamSpeak, my love, and tell me what aftects you? Har. Your lordship may remember with what great reluctance I consented to a private marriage. 'Lord Eust. My Harriot's scruples cost me too many sighs ever to forget them. Har. Yet your too powerful persuasions conquer'd them; and while you remained in Wales, your presence silenc'd my reflections, nor suffered even a painful thought to intrude into that heart which was ingrossed by you. What a delirium! Lord Eust. May it last for ever! Har. It fled with you, my lord Left to myself, the offence I had committed against an absent father--the clandestine air which accompanied the awful ceremony Mrs. Win. Pray, niece, could that be avoided? Har. The painful necessity of your absence Lord Eust. Let me, -I entreat you, natter myself, that my presence now may be sufficient to remove the anxiety my absence caused What would I not do to make my Harriot happy! Command me; task my power. Har. I would intreat, but not command, my lord. Lord Bust. Then name the soft request, and think it granted. Har. Since you permit, I wish you to employ that dear persuasive art, which you possess so amply, to reconcile my father to our marriage. Lord Eust. You, madam, sure...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236547020
  • 9781236547026