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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays
No preview available - 2016
Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays
No preview available - 2016
A I R againſt Ajax anſwer Artemona aſk Beſides beſt Broth Comus Culverin cuſtom Damaris dear Deid Deidamia Diph Diphilus Ducat eaſy ev'ry Exit falſe firſt frae friendſhip Glaud handſome haſt hath heart herſelf himſelf honeſt honour houſe huſband jenny juſt juſtice kiſs ladies Laguerre laſt leaſt leſs loſs loſt Lucy Lycom Lycomedes Macheath Madam mair maſter Mauſe Miſs Morano moſt muſt myſelf ne'er never o'er obſerved occaſion Panderbluff paſſion Patie Peach Peachum Peggy Periphas pleaſe pleaſure Polly preſent priſoner promiſe Pyrrha raiſe reaſon reſt riſe ſae ſafe ſave ſay ſecret ſee ſeek ſeems ſeen ſet ſex ſhall ſhame ſhe ſhew ſhould ſing ſome ſoon ſpeak ſpirit ſtand ſtay ſtill ſuch ſure ſweet ſword Symon taſte Theaſ thee theſe thoſe thou thro Trapes truſt uſe wife wiſh woman yourſelf
Page 15 - Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i...
Page 14 - Make yourself a little easy; I have a thought shall soon set all matters again to rights. Why so melancholy, Polly? since what is done cannot be undone, we must all endeavour to make the best of it. MRS. PEACH: Well, Polly; as far as one woman can forgive another, I forgive thee.
Page 7 - Or ounce, or tiger, hog, or bearded goat, All other parts remaining as they were ; And they, so perfect is their misery, Not once perceive their foul disfigurement, But boast themselves more comely than before ; And all their friends and native home forget, To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty.
Page 31 - That in their green shops weave the smooth-hair'd silk, To deck her sons ; and, that no corner might Be vacant of her plenty, in her own loins She hutch'd the all-worshipp'd ore and precious gems, To store her children with : if all the world Should, in a pet of temperance, feed on pulse...
Page 37 - I rather chuse to die than be another's. — Make me, if possible, love thee more, and let me owe my Life to thee — If you refuse to assist me, Peachum and your Father will immediately put me beyond all means of Escape. Lucy. My Father, I know, hath been drinking hard with the Prisoners: and I fancy he is now taking his Nap in his own Room — if I can procure the Keys, shall I go off with thee, my Dear?
Page 12 - And in sweet madness robb'd it of itself; But such a sacred, and home-felt delight, Such sober certainty of waking bliss I never heard till now.
Page 10 - Such as the jocund flute, or gamesome pipe, Stirs up among the loose unletter'd hinds, When, for their teeming flocks, and granges full, In wanton dance they praise the bounteous Pan, And thank the gods amiss.
Page 5 - A lazy dog! When I took him the time before, I told him what he would come to if he did not mend his hand. This is death without reprieve. I may venture to book him. (writes) "For Tom Gagg, forty pounds.