Trick to Catch the Old One. the Family of Love. Your Five Gallants. a Mad World, My Masters. the Roaring Girl, by Middleton and Dekker

Trick to Catch the Old One. the Family of Love. Your Five Gallants. a Mad World, My Masters. the Roaring Girl, by Middleton and Dekker

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...the only colour I affect! TAI. A very orient colour, an't please your worships. 'I made a gown on't for a gentlewoman t'other day, and it does passing well upon her. GoL. A watchet satin gown TAI. There your worship left, sir. GoL. Laid about, tailor TAI. Very good, sir. GoL. With four fair laces. TAI. That will be costly, sir. GoL. How, you rogue, costly? out a' th' house, you slipshod, sham-legged, brown-thread-pennyskeined rascal! SEc. C. Nay, my sweet love Exit Tailor. GoL. Hang him, rogue! he's but a botcher neither: come, I'll send thee a fellow worth a hundred of this, if the slave were clean enough. Exeunt. ACT IV. SCENE I. Before TAILBr's Lodging. Enter a Servantd bringing in a suit of satin, who knocks at TAu.Br's door, from which enter J ACK. JACK. Who knocks? SER. A Christian: pray, is not this master Tailby's lodging? I was directed hither. JACK. Yes, this is my master's lodging. SER. Cry you mercy, sir: is he yet stirring? J.-xcx. He's awake, but not yet stirring, for he played away half his clothes last night. SER. My mistress commends her secrets unto him, and presents him by me with a new satin suit here. JACK. Mass, that comes happily. SER. And she hopes the fashion will content him. JACK. There's no doubt to be had of that, sir: your mistress' name, I pray? you're much preciously welcome. d Enter a Servant, &c. The old ed. (in which the commencement of act iv. is marked much earlier, see note, p. 263) has, " In the midst of the rnusick enter one bringing in," &c. SeR. I thank you uncommonly, sir. JACK. The suit shall be accepted, I warrant you, Slr-. ' SER. That's all.my mistress desires, sir. JACK. Fare...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832035
  • 9781236832030