Dean Swift; A Drama in Four Scenes, Four Acts and an Epilogue. Period of Queen Anne, 1716

Dean Swift; A Drama in Four Scenes, Four Acts and an Epilogue. Period of Queen Anne, 1716

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...I fancy not. 'Tis an affair between hearts and not dirty politics. Lewis. With scornful gesture. Pah--. BOLINGBROKE. Haughtily. If my god-son's offer to the lady be made in good faith--. Lovelace. My honor on't, god-father--my sacred honor--. Door 2 opens. Molly and Esther appear. Lovelace makes to exit at door 1 but changes his mind, retreating to beyond harpischord. Bolingbroke, passing harpischord, places parchment on it. Mrs. Van Homrigh and Swift follow the two girls down. Swift's face still wears a smile. BOLINGBROKE. Servant, ma'am--kissing Mrs. Van Homrigh's hand. Ladies--. Lewis. Morning--morning--exchange of salutes, laughter, all coming down. BOLINGBROKE. Saluting Swift as he comes down as an equal. Morning, Swift--swift briefly nods, going to table. Mrs. Van Homrigh. Gentlemen--'tis not too late for coffee--. Lewis And Bolingbroke. Not today--another time--molly joins Lovelace at harpischord. Lewis joins Esther down right-front. Swift. Well, Bolingbroke--, ? Bolingbroke. Nervously. A favor at your hands, Swift--. Swift. Imperiously. Business first, Mr. Secretary o' State--. My orders 'bout the fleet? Bolingbroke. To Spain, as you advised--. Swift. And--the envoy to Holland? Bolingbroke. Gone as you suggested--. Molly. Laughing. To Lovelace. Nay--you flatter us all--. Swift. Discovering Lovelace. Frowning, at table. Hah--. Bolingbroke. Gad, sir, you've cut out enough work for the Tory ministry to last a for'night--. Swift. Meaningly. Yet England's Secretary o' State finds time to waste wi' fops an' fools--lovelace puts hand on sword. Molly leaves the harpischord and joins Esther. BOLINGBROKE. But--unfortunately my god-son--. Er--Swift--as you are aware, the Embassy to France is short of a secretary--the place will suit a young friend of...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236495705
  • 9781236495709