A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage, Band 3

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C. Elliot, 1783

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Seite 285 - Rather let prudence and temper come first from this side. I will undertake for America that she will follow the example.
Seite 312 - Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land...
Seite 30 - Why, you look as if the docks were fallen or like London-bridge at low water — or like a waterman when the Thames is frozen^— or like a politician without news — or like a prude without fcandal — or like a great lawyer without a brief: — or like fome lawyers with one — or G Phil.
Seite 257 - But all his arts were vain ; not even the promife of making her his wife, could prevail upon her: in a little time he found out her love to me; and, imagining this to be the...
Seite 222 - Beck ; he says you are as fine a woman as ever he ecod who knows but he may make a copy of verses on you?— there, go, and have a little chat with her, talk any nonsense to her, no matter what ; she's...
Seite 213 - Patron ! — The word has lost its use ; a guinea subscription at the request of a lady, whose chambermaid is acquainted with the author, may be now and then pick'd up protectors ! — Why I dare believe there's more money laid out upon Islington turnpike in a month, than upon all the learned men in Great Britain in seven years.
Seite 278 - Nothing more easy ; I will go with my guitar into the garden; 'tis moon-light; take an opportunity to follow me there : I swear to you, beautiful and innocent creature, you have nothing to apprehend.
Seite 110 - I have seen, my dear, that the French are the first people in the universe ; that, in the arts of living, they do or ought to give laws to the whole world...
Seite 44 - A good wife makes the cares of the world fit eafy, and adds a fweetnefs to its pleafures ; fhe is a man's beft companion in profperity, and his only friend in adverfity ; the carefulleft preferver of his health, and the kindeft attendant in his ficknefs ; a faithful advifer in diftrefs, a comforter in affliction, and a prudent manager in all his domeftick affairs.
Seite 132 - ... you know. Buck. Oh, oh ! Mac. But, Sir Charles, as I find the affair of the poifon was but a joke, had na'ye better withdraw, and tack off your blifters ? Crab.

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