The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theaters Royal with Biographical and Critical Remarks. Busy Body. Wonder. Bold Stroke for a Wife. George Barnvell. Fatal Curiosity Volume N . 11

The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theaters Royal with Biographical and Critical Remarks. Busy Body. Wonder. Bold Stroke for a Wife. George Barnvell. Fatal Curiosity Volume N . 11

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...sir, it is not. Bursts into Tears.Inhuman Felix!-----Ob, Isabella! what a train of ills thou hast brought on me! Aside. Fel. Ha! I cannot bear to see her weep--a woman s tears are far more fatal than our swords.--A.n'de. Oh, Violante!-- Sdeatb! what a dog' am I! Now have I no power to stir.--Dost not thou know such a person as Colonel Briton? Pr ythee, tell me--didst not thou meet him at four this morning upon the Terriero de Passe? Vio. Were it not to clear my fame, I would not answer thee, thou black ingrate!--but I cannot bear to be reproached with what I even blush to think of, much less to act. By Heaven! I have not seen the Terriero de Passa this day. Fcl. Did not a Scotch footman attack you in the street neither, Violante? Vio. Yes--but he mistook me for another--or he was drunk, I know not which. Fel. And do not you know this Scotch colonel? Vio. Pray ask me no more questions: this night shall clear my reputation, and leave you without ex cuse for your base suspicions. More than this I shall not satisfy you--therefore, pray leave me. Fel. Didst thou ever love me, Violante? Vio. I ll answer nothing You was in haste to begone, just now; Ishould be very well pleased to be alone, sir. She sits domz, and turns aside. Fel. I shall not interrupt your contemplation.--Stnbborn to the last! Aside. Vio. Did ever woman involve herself as I have done! ' Fel. Now would I give one of my eyes to befriends with her, for something whispers to my soul, she is not guilty.--He pauses, then pulls a Chair, and sits by her at a littledistance, looking at her some time without speaking, then draws a little nearer to her. Give me your hand, at parting, however, Violante, won; you---He lays his Hand upon her Knee several tim-es....show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605969
  • 9781236605962