The Dramatic Works of Moliere; Rendered Into English by Henri Van Laun; Introductory Notices, Appendices and Notes Volume 4

The Dramatic Works of Moliere; Rendered Into English by Henri Van Laun; Introductory Notices, Appendices and Notes Volume 4

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...who had burst a vein in hallooing at the Brentford election. Bul. Upon my conscience, a long tour. SI-cl. Long Z Why, upon them: -st moderate calculation, I could not, before I sat down to my soup, have run up less than thirty pair of stairs; and my horses must have trotted, taking in cross-streets and turnings, at least eighteen miles and three-quarters. Bul. Vithout doubt. But you was talking of Brentford?--Don't you look upon a contested election as a good thing to the faculty, doctor 1 Sluel. If you mean to us of the college, Dr Bulruddery, little or nothing; if, indeed, there should happen to be warm work at the hustings, the corporation of surgeons may pick up some practice; though I don't look upon any of these public transactions as of any great use to our body in general. Lord )Iayor's Day, indeed, has its merit. Cof Yes; that turns to account. Skel. Dr Doseum and I were making, t'other morning at Batson's, a short calculation of what value that festival might be to the whole of the physical tribe. Bul. Is it a secret to what you made it amount? Sl-el. Vh_v, what with colds caught on the water before dinner, repletion and indigestion at dinner, inebriety after dinner (not to mention the ball in the evening), we made that day and its consequences; for, you know, there are fine foundations laid for future disorders, especi-ally if it turns out an easterly wind? Bul. Does that make any difference? 2- 3 _ LOVE IS THE BEST DOCTOR. S/cel. Infinite; for when they come out of the hall, in afine perspiration, from the heat of the room and exercise, should the winds miss them in crossing Cateaton Street, it's sure to lay hold of them in turning the corner into Cheapside-----Oof. Vithout doubt. Skel....show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236912381
  • 9781236912381