The Works of Arthur Murphy, Esq Volume 5
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. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ... I'll step to him this moment; and then, sister, I shall make such a piece of work for you Exit. Clerimont. Very well, Ma'am, see Mr. Harlow: he will confirm it all. While there is life there i hope. To lose Vol. il. D d tha$ that matchless beauty, were the worst misery in the power of fortune to heap upon me. Enter Miss Harlow. Miss Harlow. I beg pardon for leaving you all this time--Well Sir, what fays my sister? Clerimont. She has given me some glimmering hopes. Miss Hariow. Don't be uneasy about her; it shall be as I please--Clerimont. But with her own free consent it would be better: however, to you I am bound by every tie, and thus let me seal a vow--(kisses her hand.) Miss Harlow, He certainly is a very passionate lover. He is ready to eat my hand up with kisses, I wish my sift ter saw this, (ajide.) Hush! I hear Captain Cape's voice. The hideous Sea-monster! he is coming this way. I would not fee him again for the world. I'll withdraw for a moment, Sir. You'll excuse me; kisses her hand and curtsies very low) your most obedient---Qh! he is a charming man. Curtseys and Exit, Enter Capt. Cape, .Capt. Cape. There she goes, the perfidious! Sir, I understand your name is Clerimont, ., Clerimont. Clerimont. At your service, Sir. Capt. Cape. Then, draw this moment. Clerimont. Draw, Sir! for what? Capt. Cape. No evasion, Sir, Clerimont. Explain the cause. Capt'. Capj2. The cause is too plain: your making love to that lady, who went out there this moment. Clerimont. That lady! not I upon my honour, Sir. Capt. Cape. No shuffling, Sir, draw. Clerimont. Sir, I can repel an Injury like this: but your quarrel is groundless. And, Sir, if ever I made love to that lady, I will lay my bosom naked to your sword. That lady!--I resign all manner of pretension...
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