The Plays, Histories, and Novels of the Ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn; With Life and Memoirs. Complete in Six Volumes

The Plays, Histories, and Novels of the Ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn; With Life and Memoirs. Complete in Six Volumes

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...Bel. By Heaven Il l seize her even at the Altar, And bear her thence in Triumph. Gay, Ay, and be bom to Newgate in Triumph, and be hanged in Triumph--'twill be cold Comsort, celebrating your Nuptials in the Press-Yard, and be wak'd next Morning, like Mr. Barnardine in the Play--Will you please to, rise and be hanged a little, Sir? y. Bel. What wouldst thou have to do? f Gay. As many an honest Man has done before thee--LjCuckold him--cuckold him. Bel. What and let him marry her! She that's 1 mine by facred Vows already! By Heaven it would be flat Adultery in her! Gay. She'll learn the trick, and practise it the better with thee. Bel. Oh Heavens! Leticia marry him! and lie with. him! y Here will I stand and see this stiameful Woman, / See if she dares pass by me to this Wickedness. Gay. Hark ye, Harry--in earnest have a care of betraying your self; and do not venture sweet Lise for a fickle Woman, who perhaps hates you. Bel. You counsel well but yet to see her married! How every thought of that shocks all my Resolution!--But hang it, I'll be resolute and faucy, Despise a Woman who can use me ill, And think my self above her. Gay. Why now thou art thy self a Man again. But see they're coming forth, now stand your ground. Enter Sir Feeble, 'Sir Cautious, Bearjest, Noisey, Leticia fad, Diana, Phillis. lBass over the Stage. Bel. 'Tis she; support me, Charles, or I mail sink to Earth, --Methcught in passing by she cast a scornful glance at me; Such Such charming Pride I've seen upon her Eyes, When our Love-Quarrels arm'd em with Disdain----I'll after 'em, if I live she shall not 'scape me. Offers to go, Gay. holds him. Gay. Hold, remember you're proscribed, And die if you are taken. Bel. I've done, and I will live, but he shall ne'er enjoy her. Who's.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
  • 1236643445
  • 9781236643445