Hit or Miss! a Musical Farce in Two Acts

Hit or Miss! a Musical Farce in Two Acts

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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. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...it is him! 'I'o want that moment he denies thee now. Lord H. This rage is all in vain, that tears thy bosom: Retire, I beg thee; To see thee thus, thou know'st not how it wounds me; Thy agonies are added to my own, And make the burden more than I can bear. Farewell--Good angels visit thy afllictions, And bring thee peace and comfort from above. Exit. Alic. Oh! stab me to the heart, some pitying hand, Now strike me dead---Re-enter Loan Hssrmes. Lord H. One thing I had forgot, I charge thee, by our present common miseries; By our ast loves, it' they have yet a name; By all t-ylhopes of peace here and hereafter, Let not t e raucour of thy hate pursue The innocence of thy unhappy friend;. Thou know'st who 'tis I mean; Oh! shouldst thou wron her, Just heav'n sha I double all thy woes upon thee, And make 'em know no end--R, emember this, As the last warninp of a dyin man. Farewell, for ever. The uards carry Hastings rfll Alic. For ever! Oh, or ever!. Oh, who can hear to be a wretch for ever! My rival, too! His last thoughLs hun on her, And, as he parted, left a blessing for er: Shall she be blest, and I be eurst, for ever? No; since her fatal beauty was the cause Of all my snff'rings, let her share my pains; Let her, like me, of ev'ry joy forlorn, Dcvote the hour when such a wretch was born; Cast ev'ry good, and ev'ry hope behind; Detest the works of nature, loathe mankind: Like me, with cries distracted, till the air, h: n'l. Tear her poor bosom, rend her frantic hair, And prove the torments of the last despair. Dum. You saw her, then? Bel. I met her, as returning, In solemn penance from the ublic cross. Before her, certain rascal o eers, Slaves in authority, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797329
  • 9781236797322