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THE

SCHOOL FOR HUSBANDS:

A COMEDY .

VOL. 11.

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MRS. MELVILLE

daughter of Lovechild. EMILY LOVECHILD Sher sister, attached to Me..

lefont. SOPHIA WOODVILLE engaged to Lovell. LUCY

waiting-maid.

SCENE.—Melville's country-house, near Bath.

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ACT I.-SCENE I.

A room in Melville's house.

Enter LUCY and GIUSEPPE, meeting.

GIUSEPPE.

AH! mia carissima! ma chere Lucy, how glad I am to see you once again. Ma foi, you look as beautiful as paradise; give me a kiss you

little charmer.

Lucy. Lord! Mr. Giuseppe, you are so boist'r

'rous, and before breakfast too! La, I declare, you've put me into such a flutter I shall not be able to pin my mistress's gown.

. Gius. Perdonate, mia anima. (sings) But, ma foi, your mistress reminds me of my master, he is waiting for me to dress his hair—one more kiss, my dear girl, and then.

Lucy. La! This is monstrous shocking, you shall not take such liberties with me I promise you;

it
may

be the custom in those foreign parts you come from, but English flesh and blood can't bear it.

Gius. Then English flesh and blood must not look so tempting, (kisses her) sacre! my master's bell! I know it by its violence—he's,

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