The Beaux Stratagem: A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty's Servants

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Henry Lintot, 1752 - Всего страниц: 91

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Стр. 47 - ... em fast. Wedlock we own ordain'd by Heaven's decree, But such as Heaven ordain'd it first to be; — Concurring tempers in the man and wife As mutual helps to draw the load of life. View all the works of Providence above, The stars with harmony and concord move; View all the works of Providence below, The fire, the water, earth, and air, we know, All in one plant agree to make it grow.
Стр. 36 - We never know of our masters' quarrels. Scrub. No! if our masters in the country here receive a challenge, the first thing they do is to tell their wives ; the wife tells the servants, the servants alarm the tenants, and in half an hour you shall have the whole county in arms.
Стр. 77 - And if you go to that, how can you, after what is passed, have the confidence to deny me ? Was not this blood shed in your defence, and my life...
Стр. 35 - I'ma Gentleman. Arch. Tis enough. — You must know then that my Master is the Lord Viscount Aimwell; he fought a Duel t'other day in London, wounded his Man so dangerously, that he thinks fit to withdraw till he hears whether the Gentleman's Wounds be mortal or not: He never was in this part of England before, so he chose to retire to this Place, that's all.
Стр. 56 - Venus! I protest, madam, I took It for your picture; but now I look again, 'tis not handsome enough. Mrs.
Стр. 72 - I hope you did not come to rob me ? Arch. Indeed I did, madam, but I would have taken nothing but what you might ha' spared; but your crying thieves has waked this dreaming fool, and so he takes 'em for granted.
Стр. 13 - I'll count it to you after supper; but be sure you lay it where I may have it at a minute's warning; for my affairs are a little dubious at...
Стр. 39 - ARCH. Madam, the ladies pay best; the honour of serving them is sufficient wages; there is a charm in their looks that delivers a pleasure with their commands, and gives our duty the wings of inclination. MRS.
Стр. 11 - Prospect fails, it must e'en come to that, I am for venturing one of the Hundreds if you will upon this KnightErrantry; but in case it should fail, we'll reserve the t'other to carry us to some Counterscarp, where we may die as we liv'd in a Blaze.
Стр. 81 - Tis Truth upon my Honour. Aim. Thanks to the pregnant Stars that form'd this Accident. Arch. Thanks to the Womb of Time that brought it forth; away with it. Aim. Thanks to my Guardian Angel that led me to the Prize [ Taking Dorinda'j Hand.

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