The Modern Theatre a Collection of Successful Modern Plays by Mrs. Inchbald Volume 9

The Modern Theatre a Collection of Successful Modern Plays by Mrs. Inchbald Volume 9

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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: ...be the discovery of your real character. Ah, ah! I know who you are. I know you are the daughter of the unhappy Sir William Douglas. -i-So, so!- Judge then of the tumult of r-y soul, which is only preserved from the horrors of despair, by the hopes of rendering some service to the father, which may, perhaps, in some measure atone for m behaviour to his too justly offended daughter. ive me leave, this evening, to sue for my pardon at your feet, and to inform you of the measures I have taken. In the mean time believe me unalterably yours. FALBRIDo1: . This is a recious pacquet, indeed. -Now if I could discover t e father too!-I-Iis lordship s visit will be too late in the evening, I fancy; the lady will not be at home; but before she goes, once more to my old trade of eaves-dropping about her apartments! The old gentleman and she are certainly together, and their conversation perhaps may be curious. At all events, Lady Alton must be gratified. Men of letters never get any thing of their patrons, but by sacrificing to their foibles. Exit Sir Wil. Every word you utter touches me to the soul. Nothing but such noble sentiments could have supported your spirit under so many misfortunes. _ Amel. Perhaps it is to my misfortunes that I owe those sentiments; had I been brought up in ease and luxury, my mind, which has learnt fortitude from distress, might have been enfeebled by pros erity. Sir Wil. Thou most amiable of thy sex, Fconjure thee to hide nothing from me. You say you were born at Aberdeen; you confess that you are derived from one of those unhapp families who suffered themselves to be so fatally eluded, and drawn from their allegiance to the best of kings. Why, why then, will you not tell me all?...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595890
  • 9781236595898