Notoriety; And Fifteen Others Volume 2

Notoriety; And Fifteen Others Volume 2

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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. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...has a comfortable home, and yet MissG. He has; no woman living boasts a happier fireside--and why, Doctor? because I never suffer myself to be contradicted, nor ever will--and therefore I shall take this act upon myself j go you, and bid Villars quit the farm to-morrow, or hint to him, that my cousin the barrister in London Doctor. That I will cheerfully; divide Sir Andrew and his niece Mrs. Villars, and we divide his favours and his fortune--heh! who comes here? as I live, Lady Davehant's servant. Enter James. Miss G. Why, James, what brings you from Oxford shire? James. I came express with most unwelcome news, Madam j your niece, Miss Sophia, who has been on a visit with us this last month, elop'd four days ago. Miss G. Elop'd! with whom? James. That we can't discover, Madam; we only know slit has not since been heard of. MissG. Miss G. Here again! and after such advice and such an example! would I ever Oh! I should like much to see any body elope with me--but tell Lady Davenant, her brother Giles shall go instantly in search of her. (James crosses.) Why, where now, James? James. To Mr. Villars, Madam j I have brought this letter for him from her Ladyship, and as I know she'll be impatient for his answer, I'm sure you'll excuse me. Exit. DoRor. Impatient for his answer! so--exactly as I suspected; during her late visit at your house, she now and then met Villars accidentally in the forest, accidentally of course--Oh! he is a fad profligate, and I shouldn't be at all surpriz'd, if he were the villain who had decoyed away Sophia. Miss G. No more should I--so follow my instructions j and d'ye, hear, don't be afraid of consequences. Doctor. I!--that's very likely: when I've made up my mind to ask pardon whenever it is ask'd for--no, he who will...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236644336
  • 9781236644336