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" Why, what a world is this ! The slave, that digs for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented : while those, for whom he labours, convert their good to mischief, making abundance the means of want. "
Tales of the Drama: Founded on the Tragedies of Shakspeare, Massinger ... - Page 365
by Miss Macauley (Elizabeth Wright) - 1852 - 426 pages
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British Theatre: The gamester, by Edward Moore. 1792. Earl of Warwick, by Dr ...

John Bell - English drama - 1792
...maintain their currents, while swelling rivers beat down their C banks, and leave their channels empty. What had I to do with play ? I wanted nothing. My...wishes and my means were equal. The poor followed me whh blessings, love scattered roses on my pillow, and morning waked me to delight - Oh, bitter thought,...
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The British Drama: Comprehending the Best Plays in the English Language

English drama - 1804
...Dice, <$c- BEVF.RLEY discovered sitting. Bev. Why, what a world is this ! The slave, that dips for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented;...good to mischief, making abundance the means of want. Oh, shame, shame ! Had fortune given me hut a little, that little had been still my own. But plenty...
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The British theatre; or, A collection of plays: which are acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...Table, Box, Dice, BEVERLEY discovered sitting. Bel: Why, what a world is this I The slave, that digs for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented...blessings, love scattered roses on my pillow, and morning.,waked me to delight — Oh, bitter thought, that leads to what I was, by what I am ! I would...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...Table, Box, Dice, PEVERLEY discovered sitting. Bev. Why, what a world is this ! The slave, that digs for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented...abundance the means of want. What had I to do with pJay ? — I wanted nothing- — My wishes and my means were equal. — The poor followed me with blessings,...
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...Bar, Dice, ffc. BEVERLEY discovered sitting. Ser. Why, what a world is this ! The slave, that digs for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented;...good to mischief, making abundance the means of want. Olí, shame, shame ! Had fortune given me but a little, that little had been still my own. But plenty...
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The modern British drama: In five volumes, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...Box, Dice, 4-c. BEVERLEY discovered sitting. Bcr. Why, what a world is this ! The slave, that digs for gold, receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented...good to mischief, making abundance the means of want. Oh, shame, shame ! Had fortune given me but a little, that little had been still my own. But plenty...
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The gamester, by E. Moore. The tragedy of Jane Shore, by N. Rowe. The London ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...BEPERLEY is discovered silling, Bev. Why, what a world is this ! The slave. that digs for gold receives Ms daily pittance, and sleeps contented ; while those,...good to mischief, making abundance the means of want. O shame! shame! — Had I possess'd but little, that little had been hap'ly still my own. But plenty...
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The London Theatre: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramatic ..., Volume 5

Thomas Dibdin - English drama - 1815
...sitting. Bev. Why, what a world is this! The slave that digs for gold receives his dailj pittance, anil sleeps contented; while those for whom he labours...convert their good to mischief, making abundance the mean> of want. What had I to do with play? I wanted nothing — My wishes and my means were equal....
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The British drama; a collection of the most esteemed tragedies, comedies ...

British drama - 1824
...Dice, Ifc. BEVERLEY discovered, sitting. Bet>. Why, what a world is this ! The slave that digs for gold receives his daily pittance, and sleeps contented...wanted nothing. — My wishes and my means were equal. — Tlie poor followed me with blessing, love scattered roses on my pillow, and morning waked me to...
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