The Comical History of Don Quixote; As It Was Acted at the Queen's Theatre in Dorset Garden by Their Majesties Servants ...

The Comical History of Don Quixote; As It Was Acted at the Queen's Theatre in Dorset Garden by Their Majesties Servants ...

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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. 1729 edition. Excerpt: ...ordained thee to do me such a signal Courtesy, 'tis fit I take thee into the List of Friends: Well, and how go matters, hah Troth thou lo0k'st lean upon it, I'm afraid thon hast over-jerked thy self; no, don't do so neither-Dear Sanc o, come prithee tell me how many hundred, hah? same. Hundred, Sir, hold a Blow there a little: Soft and fair goes far, and Let him that owns the Cow, take her by the Tail;.'Tis easy to be prodigal at another-man's Cost. Oons d'ee think a Governor has but one Business in his head ata time? Charity, Master of mine, begins at-home, you know; and ever while you live, Christen your own Child first: l have been cudgeling my Brain; all this night, about writing a Letter to my Wife Teresa, and my Daughter Mary, (pray Heaven she d0n't die of a fit, when she hears she must come away and be a Countess;) so that betwixt one and rother, as concerning the Lashes, to be plain with ye, Icould give my self but Five of the Three thousand yet. Don gy; But Five! oh unreasonable Hang-dog! my Lord Duke, di'd your Grace ever hear such a pitiful sneaking Account?. Duke. I saith, Friend Sancha, five was too sewos all conscience. Card. 'Tis a palpable Affront to the Princess, five hundred had been too few. Sznzc. D'ee hear, pray Friend, will you meddle with your own matters; Go too, There's many will shuffle the Cards that won't play; and I beseech your Grace consider me rightly, l'll make my Master full amends another ximez for tho they were but five, yet they were laid on with my hand, and with a thumping good-will I promise ye. Dutch. Blows with a hand, Friend Governor, are rather Claps than Lashes; and yours, I see there, is so soft, that l sear the Sage Merlin will hardly except of such effeminate Discipline.-Sanc.' Sam', more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847318
  • 9781236847317