The Modern Theatre a Collection of Successful Modern Plays by Mrs. Inchbald Volume 6

The Modern Theatre a Collection of Successful Modern Plays by Mrs. Inchbald Volume 6

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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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...health yourself; a hopeful object for a sick person to look on. L_z'f.' Enjoy myhealth!-no wonder-I nevertasted a drop of physic in my life. Chel. Give me your hand-now I know you are a true doctor-they are never so selfish as to deprive their atients of medicine by taking it themselves.(Tot 'e Attendant.) Remember that all possible respect must be shewn to this learned man and his follower. May I crave your name? Ljf. Myname is Liffey-Doctor O Liil'ey._( Apart to Emza.) I shall tack the O to it now-it will give me more consequence. Chel. Doctor O Liffey, your fortune is made. I will patronize you-I have wonderful influence at the court of the illustrious Rajah. He is a great prince. Did you ever hear his titles? th Lif. No, your honour-I shouldlike to remember em. Chel. He is the mighty monarch, the Mahah Rajah, Surooj Seing; that is, the son of the lion, brother to the sun and moon, and cousin to all the stars in the firmament. L_1'f Then what blessed weather you must have in this country, if he and his relations are on good terms together. I suppose a foggy day, or a dark night, is a sure sign of a quarrel in the family. Chel. I-le is the immortal and all-powerful Rajah, who, when he has dined, gives leave to all the princes of the earth to go to dinner. Lg'fI How gracious and condescending! If they are as hungry as I am, they must feel it to be a singular favour. Ckel. Now, as I told you, I am a favourite at court-I can introduce you to be one of the state physiCIGJIS. Li. Is his highness indisposed? C el. Yes; the immortal Rajah.._ Li/.-Is going to die, I suppose? ' ' rot. vi. o I Che. I hope not. But this all-powerful potentate L_ifi Is in a very weak condition? Chel. You shall attend his highness, and judge of his malady by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236631935
  • 9781236631930