The Works of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Том 1

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Стр. 38 - Jack ; — I have heard you for some time with patience — I have been cool — quite cool ; but take care — you know I am compliance itself — when I am not thwarted ; — no one more easily led — when I have my own way ; — but don't put me in a frenzy.
Стр. 20 - What business have you, miss, with preference and aversion? They don't become a young woman; and you ought to know, that as both always wear off, 'tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. I am sure I hated your poor dear uncle before marriage as if he'd been a black-amoor - and yet, Miss, you are sensible what a wife I made! - and when it pleas'd Heav'n to release me from him, 'tis unknown what tears I shed!
Стр. 152 - Cheeks of rose, untouch'd by art? I will own the colour true, When yielding blushes aid their hue. Is her hand so soft and pure ? I must press it, to be sure ; Nor can I be certain then, Till it, grateful, press again. Must I, with attentive eye, Watch her heaving bosom sigh? I will do so, when I see That heaving bosom sigh for me.
Стр. 91 - How often have I stole forth, in the coldest night in January, and found him in the garden, stuck like a dripping statue! There would he kneel to me in the snow, and sneeze and cough so pathetically!
Стр. 62 - Pray, my friend, what has brought you so suddenly to Bath ? Acres. Faith ! I have followed Cupid's Jack-alantern, and find myself in a quagmire at last. — In short, I have been very ill-used, Sir Lucius. — I don't choose to mention names, but look on me as on a very ill-used gentleman. Sir Luc.
Стр. 98 - Is it for muskets or small field-pieces? Upon my conscience, Mr. Acres, you must leave those things to me. — Stay now — I'll show you. — [Measures paces along the stage.] There now, that is a very pretty distance — a pretty gentleman's distance.
Стр. 21 - Anthony, she should be mistress of orthodoxy, that she might not misspell and mispronounce words so shamefully as girls usually do; and likewise that she might reprehend the true meaning of what she is saying.
Стр. 64 - O'Trigger line, that would furnish the new room; every one of whom had killed his man! — For though the mansionhouse and dirty acres have slipped through my fingers, I thank heaven our honour and the family-pictures are as fresh as ever.
Стр. 18 - Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling Peregrine Pickle under the toilet— throw Roderick Random into the closet— put The Innocent Adultery into The Whole Duty of Man— thrust Lord Aimworth under the sofa— cram Ovid behind the bolster— there— put The Man of Feeling into your pocket— so, so,— now lay Mrs.
Стр. 33 - I believe I could have forgiven even that — but to be monkey-led for a night ! — to run the gauntlet through a string of amorous palming puppies — to show paces like a managed filly...

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