Dramatic Masterpieces, Volume 1

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Co-operative publication society, 1900 - Drama

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Page 408 - Ah! could you but see Bet Bouncer, of these parts, you might then talk of beauty. Ecod, she has two eyes as black as sloes, and cheeks as broad and red as a pulpit cushion.
Page 385 - Then come, put the jorum about, And let us be merry and clever, Our hearts and our liquors are stout, Here's the Three Jolly Pigeons for ever.
Page 386 - I am obligated to dance a bear, a man may be a gentleman for all that. May this be my poison if my bear ever dances but to the very genteelest of tunes — " Water Parted," or the minuet in
Page 389 - Common : there you must look sharp for the track of the wheel, and go forward, till you come to Farmer Murrain's barn. Coming to the Farmer's barn, you are to turn to the right, and then to the left, and then to the right about again, till you find out the old mill Mar. Zounds, man ! we could as soon find out the longitude ! Hast.
Page 398 - Why, really, sir, your bill of fare is so exquisite, that any one part of it is full as good as another. Send us what you please. So much for supper. And now to see that our beds are aired, and properly taken care of.
Page 388 - Lock-a-daisy, my masters, you're come a deadly deal wrong! When you came to the bottom of the hill, you should have crossed down Squash Lane.
Page 443 - It means that you can say and unsay things at pleasure; that you can address a lady in private, and deny it in public; that you have one story for us, and another for my daughter!
Page 387 - TONY. As sure as can be, one of them must be the gentleman that's coming down 'to court my sister. Do they seem to be Londoners ? LAND.
Page 396 - Not in the least. There was a time, indeed, I fretted myself about the mistakes of government, like other people; but, finding myself every day grow more angry, and the government growing no better, I left it to amend itself.
Page 343 - T incur your enmity has been mine aim : The self-same borders could not hold us both ; In public and in private I declared Myself your foe, and found no peace till seas Parted us from each other. I forbade Your very name to be pronounced before me. And yet if punishment should be proportion'd To the offence, if only hatred draws Your hatred, never woman merited More pity, less deserved your enmity. HIPPOLYTUS. — A mother jealous of her children's rights Seldom forgives the offspring of a wife Who...

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