The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London Volume 3

The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London Volume 3

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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: ...is the door. God bless my soul! Exit Enter SALLY and APRIL..Sal. (Bobbinga curtsey.) My master is'not at home, sir. Ap. Puph-pugli-tell him 'tis April come to see him. I am his steward. Sal. Indeed, sir Ap. And who are you? Sal. I am Sally, sir-I came with them from foreign parts. A12. Then I suppose you can prattle German, Sally? Sal. Me jabber their outlandish stuff! Sir, I'll give you my opinion on that subject. I thinks, that, for a true-born Briton to speak one word of foreign lingo, is a mortal sin. A12. Bravo, English Sally! and how did you like the people? '. Sal. Not at all-a parcel of conceited chaps-pretended not to understand me, though I spoke as legibly to them in the real vulgar tongue as I does to on.. y /11). Ha, ha! and how did you like the country? Sal. Not a bit-high frightful mountains all covered with ice. Ugh! (Shivering.) And horrible roaring cascades, making such terrible noises. No-Taun ton Dean for my money. Regular hay-fields, and corn-fields, and a good turnpike-road. Ap. Egad, you are a girl to my mind.. Sal. And 1 am sure you are a nice old man. Ap. Do you think so, ha! ha! Now to sound her. Pray, Sally, how long has our young master been married? (She is moving ofsilently, he gets between her and the door.) And so you think me a nice old man, eh? Sal. Yes, that I d0-ha! ha! A. And so they were married abroad, eh? (SALLY 00ks grave again, and exit.) Then it is so. Ah, here he comes-he is grown a noble fellow. Pity that so fine a tree should be rotten at the core. Ah! I see he is a man of pleasure, he looks so miserable. Enter MR and Mas GREvILLE. Grev. Ah! April, the same man 1 left. Ap. Yes, the same-body and heart.-Can you say so to me, Charles? Grev. So, so-more torture. Ap. What a charming...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815378
  • 9781236815378