The Complete Poetical Works of Joanna Baillie

The Complete Poetical Works of Joanna Baillie

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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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...is no more to her than the blowing of your nose. Wot. (ogling Hannah and giving a groan.) Oh! oh! Hannah. La! what is the matter with your have you the stomach ach? My aunt can cure that. War. Nay, my dear Hannabella, it is yourself that must cure me. I have got the heartach. It is your pity I must implore. (Kneeling and taking her hand.) Hannah. O, sure now! to see you kneeling so--it is so droll! I don't know what to say, it is so droll. Wor. Say that you will be mine, and make me happy: there is nothing a lover can do, that I will not do to please you. Hannah. Miss Languish's lover made'songs upon her. Wor. I'll do so too, or any thing: but don't let your aint know that l have spoken to you, she would be so angry. Hannah. O no! she is very fond of people being married. Wot. Yes, but she will be angry at us tho'; so don't tell her, nor Miss Martin, nor any body a word of the matter. Do promise this, my charming Hannabella! my life depends upon it. (Kneeling again, and taking her hand.) O don't pull away from me this fair hand! Hannah. La! I'm sure I on't pulling it away. Wor. (starting up suddenly from his knees.) There's somebody coming. (Runs out and leaves Hannah strangely bewildered, and not knmcing where to run.) Hannah. O dear, dear! what shall I do? Enter Hopkins. Hopkins. What is the matter, Miss Clodpate? My Lady sent me to see what is become of you: ore you frightened for any thing, that you keep standing here in such a strange manner Hannah. O la, no! but I just thought somehow, that you would think there was somebody with me. (Hopkins looks about the room suspiciously.) O no: you need not look for any body: those are only great coats by the wall, you see; and Mr. Worshipton's an't there, you see; for his has got five capes to it, ...show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624890
  • 9781236624895