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Page 82 - Puff.: Why, by that shake of the head, he gave you to understand that even though they had more justice in their cause, and wisdom in their measures — yet, if there' was not a greater spirit shown on the part of the people, the country would at last fall a sacrifice to the hostile ambition of the Spanish Monarchy.
Page 85 - I think not only the Justice, but the clown seems to talk in as high a style as the first hero among them. Puff.: Heaven forbid they should not in a free country ! — Sir, I am not for making slavish distinctions, and giving all the fine language to the upper sort of people.
Page 80 - Puff: A clock. — Hark! — (Clock strikes). I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience: it also marks the time, which is four o'clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
Page 75 - Undoubtedly, madam ; and hereafter perhaps to have it recorded, that in the midst of a luxurious and dissipated age, they preserved two houses in the capital, where the conversation was always moral at least, if not entertaining! Dangle: Now, egad, I think the worst alteration is in the nicety of the audience ! — No
Page 79 - gives you a good heroic outline for a play, you may fill up with a little love at your own discretion: in doing which, nine times out of ten, you only make up a deficiency in the private history of the
Page 75 - That's a genteel comedy, not a translation only taken from the French : it is written in a style which they have lately tried to run down ; the true sentimental, and nothing ridiculous in it from the beginning to the end
Page 12 - list a lawyer! discharge him, discharge him this minute. Kite: Why, sir? Plume: Because I will have nobody in my company that can write; a fellow that can write can draw petitions — I say this minute discharge him. Kite: And what shall I do with the parson? Plume: Can he write? Kite:
Page 59 - Tis true, indeed; though he has done it in vain. Nor do I think that all the merit of mankind combined could shake the tender love I bear my husband; yet I will own to you, Berinthia, I did not start at his addresses, as when they came from one whom I contemned.
Page 79 - might have been in love with him, from having heard his character, or seen his picture; or from knowing that he was the last man in the world she ought to be in love with — or for any other good
Page 50 - as I am in no particular haste to view my intended sposa. I shall sacrifice a day or two more to the pursuit of my friend Loveless's wife. Amanda is a charming creature—strike me ugly! and, if I have any discernment in the world, she thinks no less of my Lord