The Maid of the Mill; A Comic Opera

The Maid of the Mill; A Comic Opera

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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. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...Only to church, my dear. Sir Cha. Is it so late then? L. Easy. The bell has just rung. Sir Cha. Well, child, hcujfdoes Windsor air agree with you? Do you find yourself any better yet? or have you a mind to go to London again? L. Easy. No, indeed, my dear; the air is so very pleasant, that if it were a place of less company, I could be content to end my days here. Sir Cha. Pr'ythee, my dear, what sort of company would most please you? L. Easy. When business would permit it, yours; and in your absence a sincere friend, that were truly happy in an honest husband, to sit a cheerful hour, and talk in mutual praise of our condition. Sir Cha. Are you then really very happy, my dear i L. Easy. Why should you question it? Smiling on him. Sir Cha. Because I fancy I am not so good to you as I should be. L. Easy. Pshaw. Sir Cha. Nay, the deuce take me if I don't really confess myself so bad, that I have often wondered how any woman of your sense, rank, and person, could think it worth her while to have so many useless good qualities. L. Easy. Fie, my dear. Sir Cha. By my soul, I am serious. L. Easy. I cannot boast of my good qualities, nor if I could, do I believe you think them useless. Sir Cha, Nay, I submit to you--Don't you find them so i Do you perceive that I am one tittle the better husband for your being so good a wife? L. Easy. Pshaw I you jest with me. Sir Cha. Upon my life I don't--Tell me truly, was you never jealous of me? L. Easy. Did I ever give you any sign of it i Sir Cha. Urn--mat's true--but do you really think I never gave you occasion? L. Easy. That's an odd question--but suppose you liad i Sir Cha. Why then, what good has your virtue done you, since all the good qualities of it could not keep me to yourself i L. Easy. What occasion have...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236597869
  • 9781236597861