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Mrs. D. Come, turn out of the house, and he thankful that my brother does not hang you, for he could do it; he's a justice of peace ;-turn out of the house, I say
Jus. W. Who gave you authority to turn him out of the house?- he shall stay where he is.
Mrs. D. He shan't marry my niece.
Jus. W. Shan't he? but I'll show you the difference now; I say he shall marry her, and what will you do about it?
Mrs. D. And you will give him your estate too, will you?
Jus. W. Yes, I will.
Jus. W. I like him the better ; I would have him a vagabond.
Mrs. D. Brother, brother!
Haw. Come, come, madam, all's very well; and I see my neighbour is what I always thought him, a man of sense and prudence.
Sir W. May I'never do an ill turn, but I say so too.
Jus. W. Here, young fellow, take my daughter, and bless you both together ; but hark you, no inoney till I die. Sister Deborah, you're a fool. Mrs. D. Ah, brother, brother, you're a silly old
[Exit, L. Ham. Adds me, sir, here are some of your neighbours come to visit you, and I suppose to make up the company of your statute ball; yonder's music too, I see; shall we enjoy ourselves ?
Enter Villagers, &c. from different sides. If so, give me your hand.
Jus. W. Why here's my hand, and we will enjoy ourselves. Heaven bless you both, children, I say
Welcome jollity and joy ;
Mirth this happy night employ :
Laugh and sing some good old straiņ;
May they long in triumph reign.
FALL OF THE CURTAIN.
DOLBY, Printer, 17, Catherine.street, Strand, London.
En five Acts.
BY NICHOLAS ROWE.
PRINTED FROM THE ACTING COPY, WITH REMARKS,
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL, BY D-G.
To which are added,
A DESCRIPTION OF THE COSTUME, -CAST OF THE CHARACTERS, ENTRANCES AND EXITS, -RELATIVE POSITIONS OF THE PERFORMERS ON THE STAGE, --AND THE WHOLE OF THE STAGE
As now performed at the
THEATRES ROYAL, LONDON.
EMBELLISHED WITH A FINE WOOD ENGRAVING,
By Mr. WHITE, from a Drawing taken in the Theatre by
Mr. R. CRUIKSHANK.
JOHN CUMBERLAND, 19, LUDGATE HILL.