Molière: The Affected Misses, Don Juan, Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, The Doctor by Complusion, The Miser, The Trademan Turned Gentlemen, The Learned Ladies, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1908
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Page 194 - Yes, you rascal ! And I'll have you hanged if you don't give it me back again.
Page 51 - Cabricias arci thuram, catalamus, singulariter, nominativo, hosc musa , the muse, bonus, bona, bonum. Deus sanctus, estne oratio latinas? Etiam, Yes.
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Page 212 - Is it you my mother has so much lamented ? Anselm. Yes, my daughter, yes, my son, I am Don Thomas d'Alburcy, whom Heaven saved from the waves, with all the money he had with him ; and who having thought you all dead for more than sixteen years, was preparing after long voyages, to seek for the consolation of a new family, in marrying some mild-tempered and discreet person.

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