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THE

MODERN THEATRE;

A COLLECTION OF

SUCCESSFUL MODERN PLAYS,

AS ACTED AT

THE THEATRES ROYAL, LONDON.

PRINTED FROM THE PROMPT BOOKS UNDER THE AU-
THORITY OF THE MANAGERS.

SELECTED BY

MRS INCHBALD.

IN TEN vOLUMES.

VOL. VII.

i'LL TELL YOU WHAT. WISE MAN OF THE EAST.

NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOURS. PERCY.

TRIP TO SCARBOROUGH.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HUBST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
PATERNOSTER- ROW.

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I'LL TELL YOU WHAT;

A

COMEDY,
IN FIVE ACTS.

AS PERFORMED AT THE

THEATRE-ROYAL, HAYMARKET.

'by

Mrs. INCHBALD.

vOL. VII.

DRAMATIS PERSONS.

Major Cyprus,
Mr Anthony Euston,
Colonel Downright,
Charles Euston,
Sir George Euston,
Sir Harry Harmless,
Servants, Messrs Ledger,
Mr Euston,

Lady Euston,

Lady Harriet Cyprus,

Bloom,

A Young Lady,

Mr Palmer.
Mr Bensley.
Mr Aickin.
Mr Bannister, jun.
Mr Williamson.
Mr R. Palmer.
Gau&ry, and Lyons.
Mr Parsons.

Mrs Btdkley.
Mrs Bates.
Mrs Riley.
Miss Farren.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT.

ACT THE FIRST.

SCENE I.

A Room at Sir George Euston's.

Enter- Mr. Euston, followed by Sir George.

Sir Geo. But, my dear uncle, why in such a passion? .

Mr Eus. I can't help it—I am out of all patience! Did not I leave you one of the happiest men in the world?

Sir Geo. Well, and so you find me, Sir.

Mr Eus. 'Tis false—you are not happy—you can't be happy; 'tis false—and you shan't be happy.

Sir Geo. If you are resolved to make me otherwise, Sir—

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