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The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Classic Reprint)
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Acres admiration Alonzo Aman believe brother character Charles Chas Clara Cora Dang dear Don Ferd Don Jer Drury Lane Drury Lane Theatre Duen Duenna Egad Elvira Enter Eolla Exeunt Exit Fash father Faulk Faulkland feel fellow gentleman give hand happy Hastings hear heard heart Heaven honour hope House Isaac Jack Lady Sneer Lady Teaz letter look Lord Fop Lory Louisa Lydia ma'am madam Malaprop marry matter Matthews mind Miss Hoyd never O'Con Pizarro play pray Puff Rolla Rosy Scene School for Scandal Servant Sheridan Sir Anth Sir Anthony Sir Fret Sir Luc Sir Lucius Sir Oliv Sir Pet Sir Peter Sir Tun Sir Tunbelly speak speech sure Surf Teazle tell Theatre thee there's thing thou thought Warren Hastings wife wish word young Zounds
Page 232 - Jack ; — I have heard you for some time with patience — I have been cool — quite cool ; but take care — you know I am compliance itself — when I am not thwarted ; — no one more easily led — when I have my own way ; — but don't put me in a frenzy.
Page 312 - I ne'er could any lustre see In eyes that would not look on me ; I ne'er saw nectar on a lip, But where my own did hope to sip.
Page 379 - Or a congress at the close of a general war wherein all the members, even to her eyes, appear to have a different interest, and her nose and chin are the only parties likely to join issue.
Page 229 - I didn't invent it myself though; but a commander in our militia, a great scholar, I assure you, says that there is no meaning in the common oaths, and that nothing but their antiquity makes them respectable; because, he says, the ancients would never stick to an oath or two, but would say, by Jove!
Page 410 - Certainly, Sir Peter, the heart that is conscious of its own integrity is ever slow to credit another's treachery.
Page 397 - I take to be a prudent old fellow, who has got money to lend. I am blockhead enough to give fifty per cent, sooner than not have it! and you, I presume, are rogue enough to take a hundred if you can get it. Now, sir, you see we are acquainted at once, and may proceed to business without further ceremony.
Page 409 - So, so; then I perceive your prescription is, that I must sin in my own defence, and part with my virtue to preserve my reputation?
Page 438 - Why, as to reforming, Sir Peter, I'll make no promises, and that I take to be a proof that I intend to set about it. But here shall be my monitor, my gentle guide. Ah, can I leave the virtuous path those eyes illumine?
Page 239 - Sir, I repeat it, if I please you in this affair, 'tis all I desire. Not that I think a woman the worse for being handsome; but, sir, if you please to recollect, you before hinted something about a hump or two, one eye, and a few more graces of that kind. Now, without being very nice...