The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theaters Royal with Biographical and Critical Remarks. Country Girl. Jealous Wife. Clandestine Marriage. Countesse of Salisbury. Douglas Volume N . 16

The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theaters Royal with Biographical and Critical Remarks. Country Girl. Jealous Wife. Clandestine Marriage. Countesse of Salisbury. Douglas Volume N . 16

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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: ...drank in their lives---no, not at a duke's table. Mrs. Heiclel. Pray now, brother, mind how you behave. I am always in a fright about you with people of qualaty. Take care that you don't fall asleep directly after supper, as you commonly do. Take a good deal of snuff; and that will keep you awake---And don't burst out with your horrible loud horse-laughs. It is monstrous wnlgar. Sterl. Never fear, sister! Who have we here? Mrs. Hcidel. It is Mons. Cantoon, the Swish gentleman, that lives with his lordship, I vow and pertest. Enter CANTON. Sterl. Ah, mounseer! your servant.---I am very glad to see you, mounseer. Can. Mosh oblige to Mons. Sterling.--Ma'am, I am your Matemoiselle, I am your. Bowing round. Mrs. Hcidel. Your humble servant, Mr. Cantoon! Can. Kiss your hand, matam! Sterl. Well, mounseer!--and what news of your good family!----when are we to see his lordship and Sir John? Can. Mons. Sterling! Milor Ogleby and Sir Jean I/Ielvil will be here in one quarter-hour. Sterl. I am glad to hear it. I' lllrs. Heidel. O, I am perdigious glad to hear it. Being so late, I was afeard of some accident.--Will you please to have any thing, Mr. Cantoon, after your Ol1l'I16)'? Can. No, tank you, ma'am. Mrs. Heidel; Shall I go and show you the apart ments, sir? Can. You do me great honeur, ma'am. Mrs. Heidel. Come then!--come, my dear. To MIss ST1a: P.L1No.--Exeunt. Sterl. Pox on't, it's almost dark-elt will be too late to go round the garden this evening.--However, I will carry them to take a peep at my fine canal at least, I am determined. E.'rit. Jn Anti Chamber to LORD OGLEBY's Bed C/lumber. Table with C/wcolate, and small Case for Medicines. BRUsH, my LORn's Valet-de-Chambre, and STERL1NG's CHAMBERMAID, discovered. Brush. You shall...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514769
  • 9781236514769