The School for Husbands. the Bores. the School for Wives. the School Wives Criticised. the Impromptu of Versailles. the Forced Marriage

The School for Husbands. the Bores. the School for Wives. the School Wives Criticised. the Impromptu of Versailles. the Forced Marriage

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...I am obliged to you for all your kindness! I feared a difiiculty on your part; but you know the world, and your wisdom can excuse the ardour of youth. One of my servants is with her at the corner of this street. Ar. But_how shall we manage, for day begins to break '. If I take her here, I may be seen; and if you come to my house, the servants will talk. To take a safe course you must bring her to me in a darker place. That alley of mine is convenient; I shall wait for her there. Hor. It is quite right to use these precautions. I shall only place her in your hands, and return at once to my lodgings, without more ado. Ar. Alone Ah, fortune! This propitious accident makes amends for all the mischief which your caprice has done me! He muflles himself up in his cloak. SCENE III. Aonks, HORACE, ARNOLPHE. Hor. To Agnes Do not be uneasy at the place I am taking you to. I conduct you to a safe abode. It would ruin all for you to lodge with me. Go in at this door, and follow where you are led. Arnolphe takes her hand, with out being recognised by her. Hor. Dear Agnes, it must be so. Ag. Remember then, I pray you, to return soon. Hor. My love urges me sufiiciently for that. Ag. I feel no joy but when I see you. Hor. Away from you I also am sad. Ag. Alas, if that were so, you would stay here. Hor. What! Can you doubt my excessive love 2 Ag. No; you do not love me as much as I love you!... Ah l He is pulling me too hard! Arnolphe pulls her away/. Hor. It is because it is dangerous, dear Agnes, for us to be seen together here; this true friend, whose hand draws you away, acts with the prudent zeal that inspires him on our behalf. Ag. But to follow a stranger... Hor. Fear nothing. In such hands you cannot but be safe. ' Ag. I would rather be in...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680130X
  • 9781236801302