The Votary of Wealth, by J.G. Holman. Zorinski, Secrets Worth Knowing

The Votary of Wealth, by J.G. Holman. Zorinski, Secrets Worth Knowing

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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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ... sake, but don't talk about it. Sal. You shall never ear of it again, depend on't. Und. I say-a handsome couple. Sal. Very. Und. I suppose you had a very jolly wedding.--(She remains silent.) Come, come, you may trust me. Why should you suppose me a babbling idiot, that cannot keep a secret? ' Sal. Why should you sup ose me one? Und. (After looking at er with suspicion.) iI'll thank you just to look at that purse again. Sal. Certainly, sir. ( Feeling jbr it.) But can you really be snug? U ml. I can-keep the purse-I insist on it--I have her!-I have her. Sal. Can you be secret? Und. Yes.-. Sal. So can I. Exit. Und. God bless my soul!-She is gone-and the purse is gone.-Somehow, I didn't manage quite so cleverly. Eh! but now for the mistress. I'll humble her, however-yes-with the earth Madam, I am under the necessity of asking by what name I am to have the honour of addressing you? Mrs Greo. (Coming./brward.) By a name most unhappy, most wronged-yet, by the still proud name of Egerton. Mr Greville cannot see you at present. In two hours he will be at leisure.' That is the door. Um. Alas! madam, I pity you. Mrs Greo. (Stifling her indignation.) I thank you for thinking I deserve it. How superior, then, am I, to that wretch who basely defrauds worth, and drives from his friends and country a noble youth, to encounter calamity, perhaps death;-for, in the awful hour of retribution, who will pity him! That, sir, is the door. ' Exit. Und. God bless my soul! I have not triumphed quite so much as I expected. I don't exactly know what to do. I see no particular use in staying here, and, as she observed, that certainly is the door. God bless my soul! Eacit. Enter SALLY and APRIL..Sal. (Bobbing a curtsey.) My master...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885597
  • 9781236885593