The dramatic and poetical works of the late lieut. gen. J. Burgoyne; to which is prefixed, memoirs of the author (Google eBook)

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1807
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Page 39 - taste. Now Marybone shines forth to gaping crowds! Now Highgate glitters from her hill of clouds! St. George's Fields, with taste and fashion struck, Display Arcadia at the Dog and Duck! And Drury Misses—' here in carmine pride: Are there Pastoras by the fountain side * /
Page 60 - songsters that visit the grove, Twas the haunt of my shepherd and me, And the bark is a record of love. Reclin'd on the turf by my side, He tenderly pleaded his cause; i only with blushes replied, And the nightingale fill'd up the pause.. Da Capo.—Come sing, &c. Enter OLDWORTH.
Page 159 - in the wild.' Encompass'd in an angel's frame, An angel's virtues lay; Too soon did heav'n assert the claim, And call its own away. My Anna's worth, my Anna's charms, Must never more return! What now shall fill these widow'd arms? Ah, me! my Anna's urn!
Page 89 - And as loving as sparrows—my beauteous Delia; do not leave out the best property of the feather'd creation. Lady Bab. No, no, I did not mean to leave out that; I know you are very loving—of yourselves ; ha, ha, ha! You are a sort of birds
Page 89 - else of fine gentlemen? Lady Bab: Yes, a great deal more—That they take wives for fortunes, and mistresses for shew; squander their money among tailors, barbers, cooks, and fiddlers; pawn their honour to sharpers, and their estates to Jews; and at last run to fo.reign countries to repair a pale face, a flimsy
Page 71 - Sir Harry. My life for it he will begin an acquaintance with you. Lady Bab. If he don't, I'll begin with him: there are two characters under which one may say any thing to a man ; that of perfect assurance, and of perfect innocence: Maria may be the best critic of the
Page 85 - Yes, he is looking out for us. Lady Bab. Step behind that stump of shrubs, and you shall see what an excellent actress I should have made, if fortune had not luckily brought me into the world an earl's daughter.
Page 69 - Well, but really I don't see such a great matter in this; why should you suppose any body applied this paragraph to you ? Lady Bab. None but my intimates did, for it was applicable to half St. George's parish; but about a week after they honoured me with initials and italics:
Page 159 - assert the claim, And call its own away. My Anna's worth, my Anna's charms, Must never more return! What now shall fill these widow'd arms? Ah, me! my Anna's urn! Rental. Not so, my good sir, you have two living images of her; and for their sakes you must try to work upon this old obdurate—Heaven has sent you together for that purpose. Rashly. No, my
Page 65 - should be afraid it might sometimes be a little heavy upon a lady's pocket. Lady Bab. A mere trifle—one generally wins them—Jack Saunter of the guards, lost a hundred and thirty to me upon score at one time; I have not eat him half out yet—he will keep me best part of next winter; but, exclusive of that,

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