The Double Gallant; Or, the Sick Lady's Cure

The Double Gallant; Or, the Sick Lady's Cure

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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. 1761 edition. Excerpt: ...Lady Sad. Lard! Sir, what a strange Opinion you mult have of me, for receiving your Visits upon fa slender an Acquaintance. At. I have a much stranger Opinion, Madam, of your ordering your Servant to lock herself in with us. Lady Sad. O! you would not have us wait upon ourselves. At. Really, Madam, I can't conceive that two Lovers alone have much Occasion for Attendance. TheyJit. Lady Sad. Lovers! Lard! how you talk! Can't People converse without that Stusf! jit. Um!--yes, Madam, People may; but without a little of that Stusf, Converfation is generally vejy apt to be insipid. Lady Sad. Pooh! why, we can fay any thing without her hearing, you see., . At. Ay! but if we should talk ourselves up to ar- Occasion of being without her, it wou'd look worse to send her out, than to have let her wait without when she was out. Lady Sad. You are pretty hard to please, I sind, Sir: some Men, I believe, wou'd think themselves well us', in so free a Reception as yours. At. Hah! I fee, this is like to come to nothing this Time; so I'll e'en put her out of Humour, that 1 may C s y get off in, Time to my Incognita. Ajide. Really, Ma dam, I can never think myself free, where my Hand and my Tongue are ty'd. Pointing to WilhwelJ. Lady Sad. Your Converfation, I sind, is very different from what it was, Sir. At. With Submission, Madam, I think it very proper for the Place we are in. If you had sent for me, only to sip Tea, to sit still, and be civil, with my Hat under my Arm, like a strange Relation from Ireland, or so, why was I brought hither with so much Caution and Privacy? Lady Sad. Suppose I had a favourable Thought of you; does that give you a Title to treat me as if it was not in "jit. Come, Madam, I'll be plain with you--I wou'd not have you to...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549872
  • 9781236549877