Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays

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General Books, 2013 - 106 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1777 edition. Excerpt: ...Madam. Clar. Flippanta will be necessary, my life.. Flip. She waits yoor commands, Madam. Aram-. For my part, then, I recommend my husband tr thee, Flippanta, and make it my earnest request thou won't leave him one half crown. Flip. I'll do all I can to obey you, Madam. Brass. To Clar. If your Ladyship would give mp the ssme kind orders for yours Clar. Oh, if thou spar'll him, Brass, I'm thy enemy till I die. Brafi, 'Tis enough, Madam; LH be sure to give you. a reasonable account of him. But how do you intend we shall proceed, ladies Must we storm the purse at once, ' or break ground in form, and carry it by little and little rr Clar. Storm, dear Brass, storm; evemvhilstyou live, storm. Aram. Oh, by all means! Mast'it.not be so7 Flippanta? Flip '. In four-and-nventy hours, two hundred pounds' a-piece, that's my sentence. Brass. Very well. But, ladies, you'll give me leaVe toi put you in mind of some little expense in favours, 'twiL be necessary you are ar, to these honest gentlemen. Aram. Favours, Brass! Brass. Urn a----some small matters, . Madam, T doubt must be. Clar. Now that's a vile article, Araminta; for that" thing, your husbands is so like mine Flip. Phu 'there's a-scruple rntfeed! Pray, Madam, don't be so squeamish; tho' the meat be a little flat, we'll sind you favoury fauce to it.. Clar. This wench is so mad-.--'. D 3. " Flip. Why, what, in the name of Luciser, is it you have to do, that's so terrible? Brass. A civil look only. Aram. There's no great harm in thati Flip. An obliging word. Clar. That one may afford them. Brass. A little smile, apropos, Aram. That's but giving one's self an air. Flip. Receive a little letter, perhaps. Clar. Women of quality do that from fifty odious sellows. Brass. Susfer (may be) a...

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