The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London. Bank Note. English Merchant. Chapter of Accidents. School for Wives. Henry the Second Volume 9

The Modern Theatre; A Collection of Successful Modern Plays, as Acted at the Theatres Royal, London. Bank Note. English Merchant. Chapter of Accidents. School for Wives. Henry the Second Volume 9

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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: ...recall the memory of my misfortunes, and awaken all the father in my bosom. I must be satisfied. Enter MoLLY cTossing the stage, Sir Wil. Madam! will you permit me to speak one word to you? Mol. (Coming _/brward.) If you please-what is your pleasure, sir 2' Sir Wil. I presume, madam, you are the charming young woman I heard of? Mol. I have a few charms in the eyes of some folks, sir, sure enough.. Sir Wil. And you are a native of Scotland, they tell me? Mol. I am', at your service, sir. Sir Wil. Will you give me leave to ask the name of your family? Who is your father? Mol. I really don't remember my father. Sir Wil. Ha! not remember him, do you say? ' (Earnestly. Mol. No, sir, but I have been told that he was Sir Wil. Who, madam? lllol. One of the most eminent bakers in Aberdeen, sir. Sir Wil. Oh, I conceive! You live, I suppose, with the young lady I meant to speak to. I mistook you for the lady herself'. Mol. You did me a great deal of honour, I assure yo u, sir.. Sir Wil. But you are acquainted with your mis_tress's family? Mol. Family, sir! _ Sir Wil. Ay, who are her parents? Mol. She comes of veTy creditable parents, I promise you, sir. Sir Wil. I don't doubt it; but who are they?_ I have particular reasons for inquiring. _ _ Mal. Very likely so, but I must beg to be excused, sir. Sir Wil. Of what age is your mistress? you will tell me that at least. Mal. Oh, as to her age, she don't care who knows that, she is too-young to deny her age yet a while. She is about one-and-twenty, sir. Sir Wil. Precisely the age of my Amelia. (A art.) One-and-twenty, you say? ( T 0 Ml())LLY. Mol. Yes, sir, and I am about two-and-twenty; there is no great difference between us. _ Sir Wil. (Apart.) It must be so; her...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236743555
  • 9781236743558