British theatre, Volume 26

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Page 148 - Ye fair married dames, who so often deplore That a lover once blest is a lover no more, Attend to my counsel, nor blush to be taught That prudence must cherish what beauty has caught. The bloom of your cheek, and the glance of your eye, Your...
Page 90 - You are right. I came in quest of you. I saw the lady. I was drawn hither by mere curiosity. We have had some conversation ; and I made it subservient to your purposes. I have been giving a great character of you, Sir Bril. You are always at the service of your friends. But what's the matter?
Page 115 - Love. Excuse me : after what has passed, I shall never be able to endure the sight of her. Fare you well ; I must be gone ; good night, Sir Bashful. ' [Struggling to go. Sir Bash. You are my best friend : I cannot part with you.
Page 30 - Sir Bril, Nay, Mrs. Lovemore, I am now upon my defence. Only hear. — You will please to consider, Gentlemen of the Jury, that Mr. Lovemore is not a minor, nor I his guardian: He loves...
Page 44 - Sir John. He makes his approach, and means, I suppose, to snatch it out of my hand. But I'll prevent him ; and so, into my pocket it goes. There, lie safe there.
Page 26 - I care not what they say ; I am tired of the world, and the world may be tired of me, if it will. My troubles are to myself only, and I must endeavour to )>ear them.
Page 69 - She, who ne'er answers till a husband cools, Or, if she rules him, never shows she rules; Charms by accepting, by submitting sways, Yet has her humour most, when she obeys...
Page 79 - Of vice and virtue in the schools^ The better part should set before 'em A grace , a manner , a decorum.
Page 106 - I think she has been rather worse since you spoke to her. Love. A good symptom that. [Aside. Sir Bash. She has received the diamond buckles. They were delivered to her maid sealed up, and the man never staid to be asked a question.
Page 33 - I am the slave of events; just as things happen ; perhaps I may ; perhaps not — But don't let me be of any inconvenience to you. Is it material where a body eats?

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