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The Sword of Peace: Or, a Voyage of Love; A Comedy, in Five Acts. First ...
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The Sword of Peace, Or, a Voyage of Love; A Comedy, in Five Acts. First ...
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acquainted agitation black merchant blessing bows Cæsar Casar Cesar charming comes congee cou'd cousin creature curtsey d'ye damme Damn damn'd David Northcote dear Eliza dear young ladies devil directly dressed e'en Edwards egad Eliza and Louisa England Englishman Enter Jeffreys excuse Exeunt Exit fear feel fellow fetch fortune Garnish gentleman girl give Gobble han't hand happy heart Heavens Heydey honor hope India laugh liberty Lieutenant Dormer looking Lookye Mafia marry Massa Mazinghi Dowza minuet Miss Bronze Miss Moretons never noble North Northcote's pardon Pompey poor black Re-enter Resident and Supple Resident's ring rupees SCENE servant shou'd slave smiles sorry soul speak spect spirit stiou'd suppose sure sweet SWORD of PEACE Tartar tell THEATRE ROYAL there's thing throw trade wind truly what's wish woman worship's worthy wou'd
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Page 34 - ... Distinction of Consequence and Grandeur; and the Blacks who thus attend must be dressed finer and with more Attention than the others, who are seen coming about with Refreshments. The two Tables next to the Ball-room Door purposely neglected, to show they are People to be known Nobodies; where such Folks are generally placed to keep the Wind off from their Betters.
Page 2 - I shall teach her the difference between women who come here to make their fortunes, and those who come to receive them.
Page 57 - I feel for human nature, of whatever color or description; I feel for the name and character of an Englishman. I feel neither the power of gold, prejudice, nor partiality; and where the lives and properties, or even happiness, of others, are concerned, I have ever regarded the impulse of 'humanity'
Page vi - ... after having hawked this Sword about from theatre to theatre, prevailed on the manager in the Hay Market to bring it out, as the only means to prevent herfelf, her hufband, and fix children,. from abfolute flarviiig.
Page 33 - Fi ure, and fmair t, with black Slaves playing their Cards, as before. Some of the Men elegant and genteel ; others brown...
Page x - The Sword of Peace. Edgelefs it proves not ; yet the wound it makes, Tho' on the heart, to life more fweet awakes.
Page viii - Yet, however I may have failed in other parts of the drama, the character of David Northcote is a real one. — To Indians this is...
Page 34 - Garniih, why I hear they have receiv'd no company ! There is not a man in the rooms can tell me one word what they're like.