The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London Volume 10

The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London Volume 10

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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: ...we both arrived in England. Fitz. Then you have not seen your bride in England? Belv. Oh no!--My Julia is yet in her convent. I have been preparing for her reception in Berkshire, and have written to inform her that I would meet her at Calais; but I fear my letters have missed her, and shall therefore set out for Paris, to conduct to England the woman who must give the point to all my felicities. Fitz. Aside And has Julia been capable of this?--Ungrateful girl! is it thus she rewards my cares? Belv. Your silence and your resentment, my dear friend, whilst they flatter distress me. Fitz. I'm indeed offended at your marriage, but not with you: --on you I had no claims. Belv. I do not apprehend you. Fitz. Perhaps not; and at present I shall not explain myself. Going. Belv. If you will leave me, adieu! I am going to ' run over the town. My mind, impatient for the mo ment which carries me to my sweet bride, feels all the intermediate time a void, which any adventure may fill up. ' Exit Fitz. Spite of my displeasure, I can hardly conceal from him his happiness!--Yet I will.--Julia must be punished. To vice and folly I am content to appear severe, but she ought not to have thought me so. I have not deserved this want of confidence, and must correct it.' If I don't mistake, Pendragon IS a fit instrument.-I'll take him home with me.-Yes, yes, my young lady, you shall have a lover!Oh these headstrong girls! ' Exit. Lord SPARKLE and BEAUCHAMP discove'red at a Table, on which are Pens, Paper, kc. SPARKLE superbly drest. Spark. Poor George! and so thou wilt really be in a few days in the bosom of the Atlantic! " Farewell to green fields and sweet groves, " Where Chloe engag'd my fond...
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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976967
  • 9781236976963