The Plain-Dealer; A Comedy

The Plain-Dealer; A Comedy

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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. 1720 edition. Excerpt: ... be at the Council, my I ord's Caufe flays there for me. Wii. And mine fuffers here. Butt. I cannot help it. Will. I'm undone. Sutt. What's that to me? Wid. Coniider the five pound Fee, if not my Caufe that was fbmething to you. Butt. Away, away pray be not & troublelbme, Miftrcft, I mutt be gone. Wti. Nay, but conlider a little, I am your old Client, my Lord but a new one; or, let him be what he will, he will hardly be a better Client to you than my felf: I hope you believe I fhall be in Law as long as I live: Therefore am no defpicable Client. Well, but go to your Lord. I know you expect he fbou'd make you a Judge one day; but 1 hope hispromifeto you will prove a true Lord's prornife: Kut, that he might be fere to fail yoa, I wife you had his Bond for't. Butt. But what, will you be thus impertinent, Mi trefsf Wii. Nay, I befeech you, Sir, ftay; if it be but to tell me my Lord's Cafe: come, in fhort... Butt. Nay then... Ex. Buttongown. W, t. Well, Jerry, obferve Child, and lay it up for hereafter: Thcie arc thofe Lawyers, who, by being in til Caufes, are in none; therefore if you wou'd have 'em for you, let your Adverlary fee'em; for he may chance to depend upon 'em: and lb, in being againil thee, they'll be tor thee. Jtrr. Ay, Mother, they put me in mind oftheunconlcionable Wooers of Widows, who undertake briskly their Matrimonial bufmels for their Money; but when they have got it once, let who's will drudge for them; therefore have a care of'cm, forfooth: there's Advice for your Advice. Wtd. Well laid. Boy. Come, Mr SpUteaufe, pray go fee when my Caufe in Chancery comes on; and go ipeak with Mr. jgWtfit in the Kings-Heath, and Mr. 8/uirk in the Cemmen I'Um, and fee how matters go there. Enter Major Oldfox. Old. Lady, a good more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619382
  • 9781236619389