The First [-Third] Volume of the Works of Mr. William Congreve Volume 1

The First [-Third] Volume of the Works of Mr. William Congreve Volume 1

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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. 1710 edition. Excerpt: ... Hand, Hand, there's neither overtaking nor meeting: Wc'Hunt in Couples where we both pursue the same Game, but forget one another; and-'tisbecause we are so near that we don't think of coming together. ' Mel. Hum, 'gad I believe there's something iist;--Marriage is the Game that we hunt, and While we think that we on-.ly have it in View, I don't see but We have it in our Power.. Cj-nt. Within reach; for Example, fgive me lyour Hand; you have look'd throught e wrongEnd of the Perspeftive all this While; for nothing has been between, us but our Fears Mel. I don't know why we should not Real out of the House this very Moment and marry one another, without Consideration or the Fear of Repentance. Pox 'o'Fortune, Portion, Settlements and Jointures.. C nt. Ay, ay, What-have we to do with 'em; you know wemarry for Love. Mel. Love, Love, down-right very 'villainous Love. C)-nt. And he that can't1ive upon Love, deserves to die in a Ditch.--Herethen, T give you my Promise, in spight of Dw 'ty, any Temptation of Wealth, your In C on confiancy, or my own Inclination to change-Mel. To run most wilfulhly and unreasonably away with me this oment, and be married. C nt Hold--Never to marry any it to be only Chance, or Destiny, or un. lucky Stars? or any thing but the very-' 8 C E N E II. 'CARELESS and Laafy PLYANT. L. T; I swear I'm ready to languilh too.---O my Honour I. Whither is it going? I protefl you have given me the Palpitation of the Heart, Care. 'Slife, yonder's Sir Taul, but if he were not come, Pm so transported I cannot speak--This Note will inform you, Gi-ver her a Note. hope you are a better Christian than t'o think ofliving a Nun; he? Answer me? C)-nt. l'm all Obedience, Sir, to your Commands. L. 'P. Having read the Letter. O dear Mr....show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780639
  • 9781236780638