Comedy of the Country Girl Altered by David Garrick with the Life of the Author and a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 10

Comedy of the Country Girl Altered by David Garrick with the Life of the Author and a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...here he comes.--I-la! my guardian with him! what can be the meaning ofthis? I'm sure Sir Francis can't know me in this dress. Let's observe 'em. They withdraw. Enter Sir FRANCIS Game and Sir 'Boaoe AmY. Sir Fran. Verily, Sir George, thou wilt repent throwing away thy money so; for I tell thee sincerely, IMiranda, my charge, does not like a young fellow; they are all vicious, and seldom make good husbands: in sober sadness she cannot abide 'em. Miran. peeping. In sober sadness you are mistaken.--What can this mean? Sir Geo.' Look ye, sir Francis, whether she can or cannot abide young fellows is not the business: will you take the fifty guineas? Sir Fran. In good truth I will not-.---for I knew thy father, he was a heart wary man, and I cannot consent that his son shoul(, l squander away what he sav'd to no purpose. Miran. pa-p1'ng. Now, in the name of wonder, what bargain can he be driving about me for fifty guineas? ' Patch. I wish it ben't for the first night's lodging, madam. Sir Geo. Vell, Sir Francis, since you are so conscientious for my f'.Lther's sake, then permit me the favour gratis. Miran. peepin-'r.' The favour! O' mylile I believe 'tis as you said, atch. Sir Fran. No verily; if thou dost not buy thy ex erience thou wilt never be wise; therefore give me a hundred, and try thy fortune. Sir Geo. The scruples arose, I find, from the scanty sum.---.---L_et me see--a_ hundred guineas-1 Tales 'em out q/'a purse and chin/n 'em. Hal they are a very pretty sound, and a very leasing look--But then, Mir'anda--but ifshe shouldpbe cruel Miran. I: eeping.l As ten to one I shall Sir Fran. Ay, do consider on't. He, he, he! Sir Geo. No, I'lldo't. Patch. Do't! what, whether you will or...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236894340
  • 9781236894342