She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not, or the Kind Impostor; A Comedy

She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not, or the Kind Impostor; 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. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ...happiness. At my first view I woo d you-only to secure a sordid fortune, which now I overjoyed could part with, nay, with my-' G iij life, with any thing, to purchase your unrivalled heart. Ros. Now I am plunged indeed. /Isia'e. Well, sir, Iown you have discovered me; and since you have obliged me tb be serious, I now, from my sincerity, protest my heart s already given, from whence no power nor interest shall recall it. Hyp. I hate my interest, and would owe no power or title but to love. Ros. If, as you say, you think I find acharm in virtue, you ll know too there s a charm in constancy. You ought to scorn me should I flatter you with hope, since now you are assured I must be false before I can be your s. If what I have said seems cold, or too neglectful of your merit, call it not ingratitude or scorn, but faith unmoved and justice to the man I love. ' Hyp. Death! I have fooled away my hopes; she must consent, and soon, or yet l m lost. /Lcide. Ros. I-le seems a little thoughtful; if he has ho nour there may yet be hopes. /lside. . Hyp. lt must--it can be only so; that way I make her sure, and serve my brother too. dsidcents." Well, madam, to let you see l m a friend to love, though love s an enemy to me, give me but a seeming proof that Ofilavio is the undisputed master of your heart, and I ll forego the power your father s obliga. tions give me, and throw my hopes into his arms with you. Ros. Sir, you confound me with this goodness. A proof! is it possible? will that content ye? Command me to Iwhat proof you please; or if you ll trust to my sincerity, let these tears of joy convince you. Here, on my knees, by alshow more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612876
  • 9781236612878