The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar: Containing All His Poems, Letters, Essays and Comedies, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Rivington, 1772 - Rare books
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Page 203 - Why, so I do, fool : I wear this because I have the estate, and you wear that because you have not the estate : you have cause to mourn indeed, brother. Well, brother, I'm glad to see you, fare you well ! [Going.
Page 303 - Ay, Sir Harry. Please to sit a little, Sir. You must know I'm in a strange humour of asking you some questions. How did you like your lady, pray, Sir ? Wild. Like her ! Ha, ha, ha.
Page 305 - Sir, I must say that you're an unworthy person, to use a woman of quality at this rate, when she has her heart full of malice ; I don't know but it may make me miscarry. Sir, I say again...
Page 207 - I'm in haste, colonel ; besides, if you're in no better humour than when I parted with you in the Park this morning, your company won't be very agreeable. Stand. You're a happy man, Sir Harry, who are never out of humour. Can nothing move your gall, Sir Harry?
Page 227 - Lure. The balcony ! ha, ha, ha ! the balcony ! I'll be hanged but he has mistaken Sir Harry Wildair's footman, with a new French livery, for a beau. Stand. 'Sdeath, madam, what is there in me that looks like a cully? Did I not see him ? Lady Lure.
Page 206 - Egad, now, I conceive there is a great deal of wit and manners in twenty guineas — I'm sure 'tis all the wit and manners I have about me at present. What shall I do ? Enter CLINCHER JUNIOR and DICKY. What the devil's here? Another cousin...
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Page 258 - I've done it, and glory in the act : the height of female justice were to make you all hang or drown : dissembling to the prejudice of men is virtue; and every look, or sign, or smile, or tear, that can deceive, is meritorious.. Stand. Very pretty principles, truly ! If there be truth in woman, 'tis now in thee. Come, madam, you know that you're discovered, and, being sensible that you cannot escape, you would now turn to bay.
Page 194 - Cross, and I shall undoubtedly hear it at the walls of Buda. Viz. Come, come, Colonel, there are ways of making your fortune at home. Make your addresses to the fair ; you're a man of honour and courage. Stand. Ay, my courage is like to...
Page 248 - Look ye, madam, as to that slender particular of your virtue, we shan't quarrel about it; you may be as virtuous as any woman in England, if you please ; you may say your prayers all the time.

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