Comedy of Every Man in His Humour Altered from Ben Jonson with the Biography of the Author and a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 9

Comedy of Every Man in His Humour Altered from Ben Jonson with the Biography of the Author and a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 9

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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: ...of wisdom a-piece, and, with great penetration, at last find out, that 'tis best to submit, where 'tie not in their power to do otherwise. This being resolved, there's no time to be lost. Knocks at Alvarez' dam'. Lop. To bid you good-morrow, sir. 111l). Well, good-morrow to thee again. R'etires-.' Lop. What a I think he does not care for my eompan'.V Knocks again. Alv. ho knocks? Lop. Lopez. 11Iv. What wouldst have? Looks out. Lop.(My old master, sir, gives his service to you, and desires to know how you do. D Alv. How I do! Why well; How shouldI do?Service to him again. Retires Lop. Sir... Alv. Returning What the deuce wouldst thou have with me, with thy good-morrows and thy services? Lop. This man does notunderstand goodfbreedil-rg, I Mid. Aside.--Why, sir, my master has some very earnest busmess with you. Alv. Business 1 About what? What business can he have with me?.. Lop. I don't know; but 'us some very important 'matter: he has just now, as i hear, discovered some great secret, which he must talk with you about. Alv. Ha l a secret, say'st thou? Lop. Yes; and bid me bring him word, if you were at home, he'd be with you presently. Sir) vour humble servant. Em, Alv. A secret, and must speak with me about it!_ Heavens, how I tremble! What can this message mean? 1 have ver little acquaintance with him;--what business can e have with me? An important secret 'twas, he said, and that he had just discovered it. Alas! I have in the world but one; ifit be thatI'm lost; an eternal blot must fix upon me. How unfortunate am I, thatl have not followed the honest counsels of my heart, which have often urged me to set my conscience at ease, by renderingto him the estate which is his due, and which, by a foul imposture, I keep from him. But...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979257
  • 9781236979254