Which is this Man?: A Comedy : As Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden

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C. Dilly, 1785 - 54 pages
 

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Page 53 - It is these which will make a British soldier once again the first character in Europe. — it is such soldiers who must make England once again invincible, and her glittering arms triumphant in every quarter of the globe. Sophy. Well, Bobby may do as he will — I'll...
Page 34 - Tis difficult for you, perhaps, to speak in the third person ? Try it in the first. Suppose, now, ha! ha! only suppose, I say! for the jest's sake, that you yourself have a passion for me, and then try — how you can plead it.
Page 46 - Bell. Did Beauchamp ! — But what is his worth and his gallantry to me ? — Can't he do a right thing, but my heart must triumph ? [Aside, Julia.
Page 38 - I'll demand satisfaction: and I didn't care if things had gone a little farther; for to call out a lord would be a feather in my cap as long as I live. However, you are agreed. Sophy. Do be quiet, Bobby: — we are not agreed: — I have heard nothing of settlements yet ; nothing of jewels.
Page 18 - All that sort of thing" is an apo-logy for want of wit; it is a substitute for argument; it will serve for the point of a story or the fate of a battle. Sophy. Well then, — upon going away ? Pen. Oh, you go away as you came in ! — If one has a mind to give the lady of the house a nod, [nodding] one may ; but 'tis still higher breeding to leave her with as little ceremony as 1 do you.
Page 18 - But I say you shall marry. 1 have studied you from eighteen, and know your character, your faults, and your virtues ; and such as you are, I have picked you out from all the blockheads and fools about you, to take a fine girl off my hands with twenty thousand pounds.
Page 19 - About eight months since. How ? — By an English clergyman. With whom ? Ah ! with such a one! Her beauty is of the Greek kind, which pleases the mind more than the eye. — Yet to the eye nothing can be more lovely. To this charming creature add the name of Julia Manners, and you know my wife. Fitz. Julia Manners ! Julia Manners, do you say?
Page 46 - Bell. And you have killed me by your want of confidence! Oh, Julia! had you revealed to me Julia. I dared not ; for when Mr. Belville prevailed on me to give him my hand Lady Belt.
Page 47 - Fitz. He is without, satisfied from the mouth of Beauchamp of your conduct, [to JULIA] and impatient to fold his Julia to his heart. Julia. Oh sir, lead me to him ! — To find my husband, and to be forgiven by you, are felicities too great. [Exit, led by FITZHERBERT.

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