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Page 15 - Mai. What business have you, Miss, with preference and aversion ? They don't become a young woman ; and you ought to know, that as both always wear off, 'tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. I am sure I hated your poor dear uncle before marriage as if he 'd been a black-a-moor—and yet,
Page 159 - Very well ! ma'am very well ! so a husband is to have no influence, no authority ? Lady Teaz. Authority ! no, to be sure—if you wanted authority over me, you should have adopted me and not married me I am sure you were old enough. Sir Pet. Old enough—aye there it
Page 33 - so bashfully irresolute ! not a glance but speaks and kindles some thought of love ! Then, Jack, her cheeks ! her cheeks, Jack ! so deeply blushing at the insinuations of her tell-tale eyes ! Then, Jack, her lips !—O, Jack, lips smiling at their own discretion ; and if not smiling, more sweetly pouting ; more lovely in sullenness. Abs.
Page 68 - For instance, now — if that should be the case — would you chuse to be pickled and sent home ' — or would it be the same to you to lie here in the Abbey ' I'm told there is very snug lying in the Abbey. Acres. Pickled ! — Snug lying in the Abbey ! — Odds tremors ! Sir Lucius, don't talk so ! Sir
Page 221 - Bless'd were the fair like you ; her faults who stopp'd, And closed her follies when the curtain dropp'd ! No more in vice or error to engage, Or play the fool at large on life's great stage." THE CRITIC; OR, A TRAGEDY REHEARSED. A DRAMATIC PIECE IN THREE ACTS. TO MRS.
Page 234 - you are quite right, Sir Fretful, never to read such nonsense. Sir Fret. To be sure—for if there is anything to one's praise, it is a foolish vanity to be gratified at it ; and, if it is abuse—why one is Always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or other ! Enter SERVANT.
Page 27 - Zounds! sirrah ! the lady shall be as ugly as I choose : she shall have a hump on each shoulder ; she shall be as crooked as the Crescent ; her one eye shall roll like the Bull's in Cox's Museum ; she shall have a skin like a mammy, and the beard of a Jew—she shall be all this, sirrah
Page 159 - Lord ! Sir Peter am I to blame because Flowers are dear in cold weather '. You should find fault with the Climate, and not with me. For my Part I 'm sure I wish it was spring all the year round—and that Roses grew under one's Feet ! Sir Pet. Oons
Page 160 - Lud Sir Peter would you have me be out of the Fashion ? Sir Pet. The Fashion indeed !—what had you to do with the Fashion before you married me ? Lady Teaz. For my Part—I should think you would like to have your wife thought a woman of Taste—
Page 159 - with Flowers in winter as would suffice to turn the Pantheon into a Greenhouse, and give a Fete Champetre at Christmas. Lady Teaz. Lord ! Sir Peter am I to blame because Flowers are dear in cold weather '. You should find fault with the Climate, and not with me. For my Part