John Ford's Dramatic Works Volume 1

John Ford's Dramatic Works 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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...describe A pretty piece of goodness.-Let that pass l--We must be wise some times. What would you. with her? Cor. I with her! nothing by your leave, sir, I: It is not my profession. Mel. You are saucy, And, as I take it, scurvy in your sauciness, To use no more respect.--Good soul! be patient: We are a pair of things, the world doth laugh at. Yet be content, Cleophila; those clouds, Which bar the sun from shining on our miseries, Will never be chac'd off till I am dead; And then some charitable soul will take thee Into protection.. I am basting on; The time cannot be long. Cleo. I do beseech ye, Sir, as you love your health, as you respect My safety, let not passion overrule you. Mel. It shall not. I am friends with all the world. 4 Get me some wine; to witness that I will be An absolute good-fellow, I will drink with thee. Cor. Have you prepar'd his cup? Cleo. It is in readiness '. Enter CUcnLUs and GRILLA. Cuc. By your-leave, gallants, I come to speak ' This is an admirable scene. The gradually increasing glimpses of reason are delineated by our author in a manner which would be highly creditable even to Shakespeare. The old play with a voung lady, as they say, -the old Tr_ojan's', daughter of this house. _, Melt Your business with my lady-daughter, tosspot ' Y ' Gril. Toss-potl O base! Toss-pot! __ Cue. Peace! dost not see in whatcase he is l--I would do my own commendations to her; that's all. 4-1 Zllcl. Do! Come, my genius, we will quafl' in Wine, Till we grow wise., Cor. True nectar is divine. _, Eweunt MEL. and Con, Cue. So; I am glad he is gone. Page, walk aside!---Sweet beauty, I am sent ambassadorfrom the mistress of my thoughts to you, the mistress of my desires.--' Cleo. So, sir? I pray...
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236968425
  • 9781236968425