The Widow'd Wife, a Comedy: As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. By His Majesty's Servants (Google eBook)

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T. Davies, ... T. Becket, and P. A. De Hondt, ... G. Kearsley, J. Fletcher, ... and W. Flexney, 1767 - English drama (Comedy) - 90 pages
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Page 89 - He has more honour, than to work without 'em. • Should you (to the fit} whofe (kill and wifdoin we acknowledge, ThefeHoivs of this old dramatic college, (No matter what the caufe of altercation) Croud hither ev'ry night for difputation ; The bard, half dead before, enjoys the fport, Gets ftrength each day, and is the better for't. Warm'd with this...
Page 89 - I'll feel, And by their beating will their thoughts reveal. (fie acls the doftor feeling a pulfe.) Languid, and low — Wildman's old-fafliion'd ftory Was much too nervous, to be fet before ye : For twelve long years a tender wife forfaking, Worn out with wand'ring, and, what's worfe, with raking, And then return — ihe was not worth the taking.
Page 89 - Suppofe this gown, a fuit of velvet, plain, With a gold button, and this fan, a cane ; My cap a formal rye, moft wifely big, O, no— I had forgot — a fmart bag wig : Wo phyfic-bufhes now are feen in town ; For all the figns, yon know, are taken down ; Call me licentiate, fellow, what you will, I'll feel your pulles afl,— and prove my fkrll.
Page 49 - ... the publick have taken them under their protection, a bard, like another man, may have two coats to his back, and every thing handfome about him.
Page 15 - Then you think wrong, Narcifia. I know, by woful experience, the danger of trifling with a heart that loves one. It was this fatal indifcretion in...
Page 14 - Blefs me, mama, what harm can there be in the indulgence .of a little harmlefs mirth ? Is it poflible my chearfulnefs can give any body offence ?
Page 15 - I fhou'd. but ill difcharge the duty of a mother, Narcifla, if I did not confefs, and that without any par* ticular objection to Mr.

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