The School for Scandal, a Comedy. Lopez and Wemyss' Ed

The School for Scandal, a Comedy. Lopez and Wemyss' Ed

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...are mistaken in one thing. I have no money to lend. Charles. No! Sir Oliver. But believe I could have some of a friend; but then he is an unconscionable dog, isn't he, Moses? And must sell stock to accommodate you, mustn't he, Moses? Moses. Yesh, indeed you know I always speak the truth, and scorn to tell a lie. Charles. So most people that speak truth generally do. But these are trifles, master Premium, I know money is not to be had without paying for it. Sir Oliver. But what security can you give me you have no land, I suppose? Charles. Not a molehill, nor a twig but what's in beau-pots out at the windows. Sir Oliver. Nor any stock, I presume? Charles. Nothing but live stock, and that's only a few ponies and pointers. But pray, Mr. Premium, are you acquainted with any of my connexions? Sir Oliver. Why, to say truth, I am. Charles. Why then you must know, that I have a devilish rich uncle in the East Indies, Sir Oliver Surface, from whom I have great expectations. Sir Oliver. That you have a wealthy uncle, I have heard; but how far your expectations will turn out, is more I believe than you can tell. Charles. 0 no; that I am a prodigious favourite there can be no doubt; he talks of leaving me every' thing. Sir Oliver. Indeed! This is the first I have heard of it. Charles. Yes, yes, 'tis just so; Moses knows 'tis true, don't you, Moses? Moses. 0 yesh, I will shwear it. Sir Oliver. aside Egad! they'll persuade me.that I am at Bengal presently! Charles. Now I propose, if 'tis agreeable to you, to grant you a post obit on Sir Oliver's life; though at the same time the old gentleman has been so liberal to me, that I should be very sorry to hear any thing had happened him. Sir Oliver. Not more than I should, I assure you; but the bond you...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753968
  • 9781236753960