Miller's Modern Acting Drama, Consisting of the Most Popular Pieces Produced at the London Theatres, Subject to the Provisions of the Dramatic Copyright Act ...

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J. Miller, 1833 - English drama

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Page 36 - Be conceal'd from the day, Set a thousand guards upon her, Love will find out the way.
Page 24 - Erminia infra l'ombrose piante d'antica selva dal cavallo Ŕ sc˛rta, nÚ pi¨ governa il fren la man tremante, e mezza quasi par tra viva e morta.
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Page vii - The house full of Parliament-men, it being holyday with them : and it was observable how a gentleman of good habit, sitting just before us, eating of some fruit in the midst of the play, did drop down as dead, being choked ; but with much ado Orange Moll did thrust her finger down his throat, and brought him to life again.

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