Comedy of Rule a Wife and Have a Wife with a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 6

Comedy of Rule a Wife and Have a Wife with a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 6

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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: ...And now she reddens ag-ain.--What is she at now?---There she has torn the letter in two; t--I um alost, an undone man. Walks away' I Love. Shehas flungit awav withindignation: lam undone too. Ax1'de, and walks awayfrom the door..Sir Bach. Mr. Lovemore, you see what it is all come to. Love. I am sorry to see so haughty a spirit. Sir Bllslt. An arrogant, ungrateful woman! to make such a return to so kind a letter! Love. Ay, so kind a letter! (SirBash. Did you ever see such an insolent scorn? Love. I never was so disappointed in all my life. Sir Bush. A letter full of the tehderest protes-, tations! Love. Yes; an unreserved declaration oflove! Sir Bash. Made with the greatest frankness; myself at her very feet. Louie. Did she once smile?' was there the faintest gleam of approbation in her countenance 2 Sir Bash. She repaid it all with scorn, with pride, contempt, and insolence. I cannot hear this; dc: spised, spurned, and treated like afpnppy. Love. There it stings lilte a puppy, indeed! Sir Bash. Is there a thing in nature so mortifying 'to the pride of man, as to find oneself rejected and despised by a fine woman, who is conscious of her power, and triumphs in her crueltv? Love. It is the most damnable c'ireumstzmce!----. Sir Bash. My dear Mr. Lovemore, I am obliged to you for taking this matter so much to heart. Love: I take it more to heart than you are aware of. Sir Bash. This is mortifying; enough to make one ashamed all the rest of one's life. Love. I did not expect this sullen ill humour. Sir Basit. Did you ever know soobstinate, so uneomplying a temper? Enter Sir BRILLIANT. Sir Bash. Money! what does he mean? Sir Bril. Both out ofhumour, I see: well, as you will. You have no reason to be in more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849833
  • 9781236849830