The Works of Mr. Francis Beaumont, and Mr. John Fletcher; In Ten Volumes. Collated with All the Former Editions, and Corrected. with Notes Critical and Explanatory Volume 7

The Works of Mr. Francis Beaumont, and Mr. John Fletcher; In Ten Volumes. Collated with All the Former Editions, and Corrected. with Notes Critical and Explanatory Volume 7

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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. 1701 edition. Excerpt: ...Sir: We owe some Mony to him, and't like your Majesty. Phil. If it like him, would ye ow'd more; be modester, And you less saucy, Sir; and leave this Place: Your Prefling-Iron will make no perfect Courtier. Go stitch at home, and cozen your poor Neighbours; Show such another Pride, I'll have ye whipt for't; And get worse Clothes, these but proclaim your Fellony. And what's your Paper? Fra. I beseech you read it. Villany, Phil. What's here, the Count Otrante task'd for a base For stealing of a Maid? Lori. The Count Otrante? Is not the Fellow mad, Sir? Fra. No, no, my Lord, I'm in my Wits, I am a labouring Man, And we have seldom Leisure to run mad; We've other Business to employ our Heads in. We've little Wit to lose too: If we complain, -(30) And is a heavy Lord lye on our Shoulders, Worse than a Sack of Meal, and oppress our Poverties, (31) We are mad straight, and whip'd, and ty'd in Fetters, Able to make a Horse mad, as you use us; You're mad for nought, and no Man dare proclaim it, In you a Wildness is a noble Trick, And cherish'd in ye, and all Men must love it? Oppressions of all forts, sit like new Cloaths, Neatly and handsomely upon your Lordships; And if we kick but when your Honours spur us, We're Knaves and Jades, and ready for the Jastice; I'm a true Miller. Phil. Then thou art a Wonder. 2 Lord. I know the Man reputed for a good Man, (30) dnd if a heavy Load, &c I was doubtful about the reading of this place, and suspected that Lord might bid fair to be the Text, and found my Conjecture confirm'd by the Folio of 1647. (31) We are'mad straight, and whofV, This flight Corruption here my Friend alters and amends thus with me, We are mad straight, and whip'd. An An honest and substantial Fellow.' Phil. He speaks Sense, And to the Point: ...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513797
  • 9781236513793