The Plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Dent, 1908 - Всего страниц: 411
 

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Стр. 243 - tis out of pure good humour ; and I take it for granted they deal exactly in the same manner with me. But, Sir Peter, you know you promised to come to Lady Sneerwell's too. Sir Pet. Well, well, I'll call in, just to look after my own character.
Стр. 19 - ... know something of the contagious countries; — but above all, Sir Anthony, she should be mistress of orthodoxy, that she might not mis-spell, and mis-pronounce words so shamefully as girls usually do; and likewise that she might reprehend the true meaning of what she is saying. This, Sir Anthony, is what I would have a woman know; — and I don't think there is a superstitious article in it.
Стр. 239 - Joseph is indeed a model for the young men of the age. He is a man of sentiment and acts up to the sentiments he professes; but, for the other, take my word for't, if he had any grain of virtue by descent, he has dissipated it with the rest of his inheritance. Ah! my old friend Sir Oliver will be deeply mortified when he finds how part of his bounty has been misapplied.
Стр. 263 - Here's to the maid with a bosom of snow: Now to her that's as brown as a berry: Here's to the wife with a face full of woe, And now to the damsel that's merry.
Стр. 272 - But, sir, when I take a whim in my head, I don't value money. Ill give you as much for that as for all the rest.
Стр. 273 - Gad's life, don't talk about it ; poor Stanley's wants are pressing, and if you don't make haste we shall have some one call that has a better right to the money. Row. Ah ! there's the point ! I never will cease dunning you with the old proverb CHARLES. "Be just before you're generous.
Стр. 18 - Sir Anthony. I would by no means wish a daughter of mine to be a progeny of learning; I don't think so much learning becomes a young woman; for instance I would never let her meddle with Greek, or Hebrew, or Algebra, or Simony, or Fluxions, or Paradoxes, or such inflammatory branches of learning — neither would it be necessary for her to handle any of your mathematical, astronomical, diabolical instruments...
Стр. 259 - Agreed, agreed ! And now, my dear Sir Peter, we are of a mind once more, we may be the happiest couple — and never differ again, you know. Ha, ha, ha ! Well, you are going to be in a passion, I see, and I shall only interrupt you— so, bye, bye ! [Exit.
Стр. 242 - That's very true indeed, Sir Peter; and, after having married you, I should never pretend to taste again, I allow.

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