English Theatre; Operas and Farces Volume 3

English Theatre; Operas and Farces Volume 3

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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. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...answer it, I think it a very descriptive accoont that he gives of a hattle. Charl. Admirahle! and verv entertaining Morde. O delightful! Sir A. Mordecai, ask him some questions--to him--to him, man--hai a leetle fun wi' him--smoke him, smoke Mm, rally him, man, rally him. whispering. Morde. I'll do it, I'll do it--yes, I will smoke the captain.--Well, and pray, Sir Callaghan, how many might you kill in a hattle? Sir C. Sir. Morde. I say, sir, how many might you have killed in any one hattle? SirC. Kill? Urn!--Why, I generally kill more in a hattle than a coward would choose to look upon, or than an impertinent fellow would he ahle to eat. Ha!--are you answered, Mr. Mordecai? Morde. Yes, yes, sir, I am answered. He is a devilish droll fellow--vastly queer. Sir A. Yes, he is vary queer.--But yee were vary sharp upon him.--Odswunds, al him again, at him again--have another cut at him. Morde. Yes, I will have another cut at him. Sir A. Do, do.--He wull hring himself intill a damn'd scrape presently. aside. Morde. going to Sir Callaghan and sneering at Mm. He, he, he! hut hark'e, Sir Callaghan--he, he, he!--give me leave to tell yon now, if I was a general Sir C. You a general! faith then, you would make a very pretty general! turns Mordecai ahout. Pray, madam, look at the general--ha, ha, ha! Omnes. Ha, ha, ha! Sir C. O my dear Mr. Mordecai, he advised, and don't prate ahout generals; it is a very hard trade to learn, and requires heing in the field late and early--a great many frosty nights and scorching days--to he ahle to eat and drink, and laugh and rejoice, with danger on one side of you, and death on the other--aad a hundred things heside, that you know no more of thau I do of heing a high priest of a synagogue; so hold your tongue ahout...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658953X
  • 9781236589538