The London Stage; A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Melo-Dramas, Farces, and Interludes. Accurately Printed from Acting Co

The London Stage; A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Melo-Dramas, Farces, and Interludes. Accurately Printed from Acting Co

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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. Excerpt: ...Aim. Our innf by whom? Foig. Upon my shalvation, our landlord has robbed himself, and run away vidde money. Arch. Robbed himself? Foig. Ay fait and me too of a bnndred pounds. Arch. Robbed you of a hundred pounds? Foig. Yes, fait"boney, that I did owe to him. Aim. Our money's gone, Frank. Arch. Rot the money, my wench is gone--Scavez vous auelque chose de mademoiselle Cherry? Sir C. This good company meets opportunely in favour of a design I have in behalf of ray unfortunate sister. I intend to part ber from her husband; gentlemen, will you assist me? Arch. Assist you! 'Sdeatb, who would not? Foig. Ay, upon my shoul, we'll all ashist. Enter SULLEN. Sttl. What's all this? They tell me, spouse, that yon had like to have been robbed. Jfrj. S. Truly, spouse, I was pretty near it, had not these two gentlemen interposed.. SuL How came these gentlemen here? Mrs. S. That's his way of returning thanks, you must know. Foig. Ay, but upon my conscience, de question be apropos for all dat. SirC. You promised last night, sir, that you would deliver your lady to me this morning. Sui. Humph! Arch. Humph! What do you mean by humph? Sir, you shall deliver ber; in short, sir, we have saved you and your family; and if you are not civil, we'll unbind the rogues, join with tbeni, and set fire to your house. What does the man mean? not part with his wife! Foig. Arrah, not part wid your wife! Upon my shoul, de man dosh not understand common shivility. t lurs.S. Hold, gentlemen, all things here must move by consent. Compulsion would spoil us. Let my dear and I talk the matter over, and you shall judge it between us. Sul. Let me know first, who are to be our judges. Pray, sir, who are you? SirC. I am Sir Charles Freeman, come to take away your wife. Sul. And you, good sir? Aim....show more

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  • Paperback | 642 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,129g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624440
  • 9781236624444