The Rivals: A Comedy in Five Acts. Printed from the Prompt-copy of Miss Annie Clarke, Mr. Warren's Fellow-player ...

W.H. Baker, 1896 - 77페이지

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15 페이지 - Observe me, Sir Anthony. I would by no means wish a daughter of mine to be a progeny of learning. I don't think so much learning becomes a young woman. For instance, I would never let her meddle with Greek, or Hebrew, or algebra, or simony, or fluxions, or paradoxes, or such inflammatory branches of learning; neither would it be necessary for her to handle any of your mathematical, astronomical, diabolical instruments.
29 페이지 - If not, zounds! don't enter the same hemisphere with me! don't dare to breathe the same air, or use the same light with me; but get an atmosphere and a sun of your own! I'll...
47 페이지 - Pray what is the case ? I ask no names. Acres. Mark me, Sir Lucius, I fall as deep as need be in love with a young lady — her friends take my part — I follow her to Bath — send word of my arrival ; and receive answer that the lady is to be otherwise disposed of. This, Sir Lucius, I call being ill-used.
71 페이지 - Nay, Sir Lucius, you can't have a better second than my friend Acres. He is a most determined dog — called in the country Fighting Bob.
36 페이지 - Why, you unfeeling, insensible puppy, I despise you ! When I was of your age, such a description would have made me fly like a rocket! The aunt indeed! Odds life! when I ran away with your mother, I would not have touched any thing old or ugly to gain an empire.
71 페이지 - Hold, Bob — let me set you right — there is no such man as Beverley in the case. — The person who assumed that name is before you ; and as his pretensions are the same in both characters, he is ready to support them in whatever way you please. Sir Luc.
15 페이지 - ... geometry, that she might know something of the contagious countries. But above all, Sir Anthony, she should be mistress of orthodoxy, that she might not misspell and mispronounce words so shamefully as girls usually do; and likewise that she might reprehend the true meaning of what she is saying. This, Sir Anthony, is what I would have a woman know; and I don't think there is a superstitious article in it.
40 페이지 - He is the very pine-apple of politeness! — You are not ignorant, captain, that this giddy girl has somehow contrived to fix her affections on a beggarly, strolling, eaves-dropping ensign, whom none of us have seen, and nobody knows anything of.
40 페이지 - Ah! few gentlemen, now-a-days, know how to value the ineffectual qualities in a woman! few think how a little knowledge becomes a gentlewoman! — Men have no sense now but for the worthless flower of beauty!
14 페이지 - ... tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. I am sure I hated your poor dear uncle before marriage as if he'd been a blackamoor — and yet, miss, you are sensible what a wife I made! — and when it pleased Heaven to release me from him, 'tis unknown what tears I shed! But suppose we were going to give you another choice, will you promise us to give up this Beverley?

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