Englische Textbibliothek Volume 9

Englische Textbibliothek Volume 9

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...A Sword from one, his back against the Scaffold, Bravely defends himself; and owns aloud He is our long lost King, found for this moment But, if your Valours help not, lost for ever. Two of his Guards, mov'd by the sense of Virtue, Are turn'd for him, and there they stand at Bay Against a Host of Foes J. Dryden. Marriage-a-la-Mode. Act v. Sc. i. p. 61. Ed. 1691. This shows Mr. Bayes to be a Man of Constancy, and firm to his Resolution, and not to be laugh'd out of his own Method: Agreeable to what he says in the next Act. 'As long as I know my Things are Good, what care I what they fay?' Key 1704. Enter Shirley. Shir. Hey ho, hey ho: what a change is here! Hey day, hey day! I know not what to do, nor what to say.1) Exit. Smi. But pray, Sir, how came they to depose the Kings so easily? Bayes. Why, Sir, you must know, they long had a design to do it before; but never could put it in practice till now: and, to tell you true, that's one reason why I made 'em whisper so at first. Smi. O, very well: now I'm fully satisfi'd. Bayes. And then, to shew yon, Sir, it was not done so very easily neither; in this next Scene you shall see some fighting. Smi. 0, ho: so then you make the struggle to be after the business is done? Bayes. Aye. Smi. 0, I conceive you: that is very natural, (p. 18.) SCAENA V. Enter four men at one door, and four at another, with their swords drawn. 1 Soldier. Stand. Who goes there? 2 Sol A friend. 1 Sol. What friend? 2 Sol. A friend to the House. 1 Sol. Fall on. They all kill one another. Musick strikes. Bayes. Hold, hold. To the Musick. It eeaseth. Now here's an odd surprise: all these dead men you shall ) I know not what to do nor what to say; Sir W. Killigrew. Pandora, or The Converts. Act v. p. 92. Ed. 1665. Vgl...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919270
  • 9781236919274