Tragedy of Jane Shore with a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 1

Tragedy of Jane Shore with a Critique by Richard Cumberland Volume 1

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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. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...inspire our souls, And make our lives in thy possession happy, Or our deaths glorious in thy just defence. Exeunt Cato, E92.. lst Lead. Sempronius, you have acted like yourself. One would have thought you had been halfin earnest. Sem. Villain, stand otl, base, grov'ling, wortbless wretches, Mongrels in faction, poor faint.hearted traitors! 2dLcad. Nay, now you carry it too far, Sem ronius; Throw off the mask, there are none here but riends., Sam. Know, villains, when such paltry slaves presume To mix in treason, if the plot succeeds, They're thrown neglected by: but if it fails, The'y're sure to die like dogs, as you shall do. Here, take these factions monsters, drag 'em forth To sudden death. lst Lead. Nay, since it comes to this--Sem. Dispatch 'em quick; butfirst pluck out their tongues, Lest with their dying breath they sow sedition. Exeunt guards with their leaders. nter Svrrux. Syph. Our firstdesign, my friend, has prov'd abortive: Still there remains an after'game to play; My troops are mounted; their Numidian steeds Snuff up the wind, and long to scour the desert: Let but Sem ronius head us in our flight, We'll force t e gate where Marcus keeps his guard, And hew down all that would oppose our passage, A day will bring us into Caesar's camp. Sem. Confusron! lhave fail'd of half my purpose: Marcia, the charming Marcia's left behind! Syph. How! will Sem ronius turn a woman's slave? Sem. Think not thy iiend can ever feel the soft Unmanly warmth and tenderness of love. Syphax, I long to clasp that haughty maid, And bend her stubborn virtue to my passion: When I have gone thus far, l'd cast her ofl'. Syph. Vell said! that's spoken more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887743
  • 9781236887740