The Posthumous Dramatick Works of the Late Richard Cumberland Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... father; what's your will?--Ah, Nedcly, is it you? how d'ye do? pretty Well? glad to see you--Sir A. Why, you ragged-headed whelp, when I bade you get ready for a visit to sir John Manfred, did you suppose you went to be hired for a stable boy? Do you call that the dress of a gentleman? Abel. No, father, I don't say it isthe dressof a gentleman, but if no gentleman dresses any otherwise, what am I to do? You wou'dn't have me rig out in laced ruffles and tambour waistcoat, like my friend Beau Tiffany? Flay. No, squire, the same reason does 110'; hold; BeauTiffany is the son of a man milliner; he inherets the taste of his father. Abel. He has as many fathers as serv'd I0 bring him into the world, and as good a lleflfli to carry him through it as any fellow breathing, so don't play your wit upon Beau Tiffany. Sir A. Who thinks about him? He's a puppy and a jackanapes. The only question is, if y0_1 are in fit trim to pay your addresses to Letlllfl Manfred P. /11,61. Thank you for that hint, -father; butl hope you'll think betterwof it. is-a girl to my heart's'content'; a nice gay things and blood to the bone, but if she has will'd away her heart to another, shoud'nt I be a scrub an a scoundrel to set my face against a wort Y fellow, only because my m0ney.1nay: outv-flgh his--merits'?.. 4 Letitia Manfrefl 'Sir A. Whatiare you prating about? Who put this nonsense into your noddle, an_d what young fellow has she engag'd her heart to? Abel. Ask Ned Flexible that; he can answer it, and if he has been in the click of this proposal, knowing what he knows, he ought to be asl1am'd of doing what he does. Sir A. What is all this, Ned? explain it to me. Flex. How it...
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