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Page 183 - Whether the examination be a pleasant business or not, it is somewhat important ; ' for/ says Mr. Dyce, ' the following memorandum respecting it occurs in the office-book of the Master of the Records:—' On Thursday night, 6th of February, 1633, 'The Gamester' was acted at Court, made by Sherley, out of a plot of the king's, given him by mee, and well likte. The king sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years.
Page 188 - I do not like you. Mrs Wild. You did marry me. Wild. Yes, I did marry you; here's too much record for't. I would there were a parson to unmarry us ! If any of our clergy had that faculty, He might repair the old, and build as many New abbeys through the kingdom, in a twelvemonth.
Page 31 - Favours have glean'd too much ; pray, pardon me ; If it were mine, they should go look their bracelets,* Or stay till the next crop...
Page 71 - Luc. You soldiers are brave fellows. Win. When we have our pay. We vow no chastity till we marry, lady; 'Tis out of fashion indeed with gentlemen To be honest, and of age together, 'tis sufficient. We can provide to take our pleasures too, Without infection : a sound body is A treasure, I can tell you ; yet if that Would satisfy you, I should make no scruple To swear, but otherwise you must pardon us, As we must pardon you. Luc. Us, sir! Win. Yes, you ; As if you ladies had not your...
Page 61 - twere not much, enough to make her think I am as base as thou art, and the Colonel And all that have but heard thee call me cousin...
Page 203 - I wait at tavern, I confess, and so forth ; And when he has supp'd, we must have time to eat too: And what should I trouble my conscience With being too officious till I am call'd for ? 'Tis true, he waits upon the ladies home ; But 'tis so dark, I know not where they dwell ; And the next day we have new ones, "las 1 mere strangers To me, and I should be unmannerly To catechize them.
Page 7 - I care no more for killing half a dozen Knights of the lower house ; I mean that are not , Descended from nobility, than I do To kick any footman ; an' Sir Ambrose were Knight of the Sun, king Oberon should not save him, Nor his queen ft) ab.
Page 77 - But there be no such comedians as we have here ; yet the women are the best actors, they play their own parts, a thing much desired in England by some ladies, inns o' court gentlemen, and others ; but that by the way— Ros.
Page 92 - The comedy called The Yonge Admirall, being free from oaths, prophaness, or obsceanes, hath given mee much delight and satisfaction in the readinge, and may serve for a patterne to other poetts, not only for the bettring of maners and language, but for the improvement of the quality, which hath received some brushings of late.