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Darn. Might I not say you had been abroad, Char. Oh, lud! I am growing silly; if I without giving offence ?
hear on, I shall tell him every thing; "tis but Char. And might I not as well say I was another struggle and I shall conquer it. So, come home, without your being so grave you are not gone, I see. upon't?
Darn. Do you then wish me gone, Madam? Darn. Do you know any thing that should Char. Your manly reason will direct you. make me grave?
Darn. This is too much--my heart can bear Char. I know, if you are so, I am the worst no more-What, am I rooted here? person in the world you can possibly show it
Enter SEYWARD. Darn. Nay, I don't suppose you do any
Char. At last I am relieved-Well, Mr. thing you wont justify. Chur: Oh, then I find I have done something Seyward,
is it done ? you think I can't justify.
Sey. I'did not stir from the desk till it was Durn. I don't say that neither; perhaps I
Char. Where's the original ? am wrong in what I have said ; but I have been so often used to ask pardon for your
Sey. This is it, Madam. being in the wrong, that I ain resolved hence
Char. Very well; that, you know, you must forth never to rely on the insolent evidence of keep; but come, we must lose no' time; we
will examine this in the next room—now I feel my own senses.
for him. Char. You don't know now perhaps that I
[Exit. think this pretty smart speech of yours is very Charles, what business have you with that
Darn. This is not to be borne-Pray, Mr. dull; but, since that's a fault you can't help, lady? I will not take it ill; come now, be as sincere
Sey. Sir! on your side, and tell me seriously-Is not what real business I had abroad the very thing
Darn. I must know, young man. you want to be made easy in?
Sey. Not quite so young, but I can keep a Darn. If I thought you would make me easy, Sir!
secret, and a lady's too-you'll excuse me, I would own it.
(Exit. Char. Now we come to the point.--To-mor. body-I shall run distracted—this young fel.
Darn, 'Sdeath! to be laughed at by every row morning then I give you my word, to let low should repent his pertness, did not this you know it all; till
is a necessity house protect him—this is Charlotte's contrifor its being a secret; and I insist upon your vance to distract me but what?-Oh! I have believing it.
love enough to bear this, and ten times as Darn. But pray, Madam, what am I to do
much. with private imagination in the mean time? that is not in my power to confine; and sure
Enter COLONEL LAMBERT. you wont be offended, if, to avoid the tortures
Col. L. What, in raptures ! that may give me, I beg you'll trust me with the secret now.
Darn. Pr’ythee-l am unfit to talk with Char. Don't press me; for, positively, I will you. not.
Col. L. What, is Charlotte in her airs again?
Darn. I know not what she is. Darn. Will not-cannot had been a kinder term—Is my disquiet of so little moment to
Col. L. Do you know where she is?
Durn. Retired this moment to her chamber you?
Char. Of none, while your disquiet dares with the young fellow there - the doctor's not trust the assurances I have given you. If nephew, you expect I should confide in you for life,
Col. L. Why, you are not jealous of the don't let me see you dare not take
my word for doctor, I hope ? a day; and, if you are wise, you'll think so
Darn. Perhaps she'll be less reserved to fair a trial a favour.-Come, come, there's no- you, and tell you wherein I have mistaken
her. thing shows so low a mind, as those grave and
Col. L. Poor Frank ! every plot I lay upon insolent jealousies.
Darn. However, Madam, mine you wont my sister's inclination for you, you are sure to find so low as you imagine; and since I see
ruin by your own conduct. your tyranny arises from your mean opinion too much real passion, for a modish lover.
Darn. I own I have too little temper, and of me,''tis time to be myself, and disavow your
Col. L. Come, come! make yourself easy power; you use it now beyond my bearing ;
I'll undertake for you ; if you'll not only impose on me to disbelieve my senses, fetch a cool turn in the Park, upon Constitubut do it with such an imperious air, as if my tion hill,
in less than half an hour I'll come to manly reason were your slave; and this des signs of life but what you vouchsafe to give it. I have a thousand things—but you shall
find picable frame that follows you,' durst show no you, and make you perfectly easy.
Darn. Dear Tom, you are a friend indeed! Char. You are in the right : go on-suspect
(Exit. me still-believe the worst you can-'tis all true I don't justify myself.-Why do you
Enter CHARLOTTE and SEYWARD. trouble me with your complaints ? if you are master of that manly reason you have boasted, Col. L. How now, sister; what have you give a manly proof of it; at once resume your done to Darnley? the poor fellow looks as if fiberty; despise me; go off in triumph now, he had killed your parrot. like a king in a tragedy,
Char. Pshaw! you know him well enough! Darn. 18 this the end of all then? and are I've only been setting him a love lesson ; it a those tender protestations you have made me little puzzles him to get through it at first, but (for such I thonght them) when, with a kind he'll know it all by to-morrow-you will be reluctance, you gave me something more than sure to be in the way, Mr. Seyward. hope-wbat all-Oh, Charlotte! all come to
Sey. Madam, you may depend upon me; I this?
have my full instructions.
Col. L. O, ho! here's the business then; | silk. They are indeed come to prodigious perand it seems Darnley was not to be trusted section in all manufactures: how wonderful is with it; ha, ha!-and, pr’ythee, what is the human art! Here it disputes the prize with mighty secret that is transacting between Sey- nature; that all this soft and gaudy lustre ward and you ?
should be wrought from the labours of a poor Char. That's what he would have known, worm ! indeed; but you must know, I don't think it Lady L. But our business, Sir, is upon anproper to let you tell him neither, for all your other subject; Sir John informs me, that he sly manner of asking.
thinks himself under no obligations to Mr. Col. L. Pray take your own time, dear Darnley, and therefore resolves to give his Madam; I am not in haste to know, I assure daughter to you. you.
Dr. C. Such a thing has been mentioned, Char. Well, but hold; on second thoughts, Madam; but to deal sincerely with you, that you shall know part of this affair between is not the happiness sigh after ; there is a Seyward and me; nay, I give you leave to tell soft and serious excellence for me, very dif. Darnley too, on some conditions ; 'tis true, I ferent from what your step-daughter possesses. did design to have surprised you-but now my Lady L. Well, Sir, pray be sincere, and mind's altered, that's enough.
open your heart to me. Col. L. Ay, for any mortal's satisfaction- Dr. C. Open my heart! can you then, sweet but here comes my lady.
lady, be yet a stranger to it? has no action of
my life been able to inform you of my real Enter LADY LAMBERT.
thoughts ? Lady L. Away, away, colonel and Char- pose you intend' it, for my good and spiritual
Lady L. Well, Sir, I take all this, as I suplotte ; both of you away this instant.
welfare. Char. What's the matter, Madam?
Dr. C. Indeed, I mean your cordial service. Lady L. I am going to put the doctor to his
Lady L. I dare say you do: you are above trial, that's all. I have considered the pro- the low, momentary views of this world. posal you have made me to-day, colonel, and
Dr. C. Why, I should be so; and yet, alas! am convinced it ought not to be delayed an in- I find this mortal clothing of my soul is made stant; so just now I told the doctor, in a half, like other men's, of sensual flesh and blood, whisper, that I should be glad to have a word and bas its frailties. in private with him here ; and he said he would wait upon me presently: but must I well corrected by your divine and virtuous
Lady. L. We all have those, but yours are play a traitorous part now, and instead of per. contemplations. suading you to the doctor, persuade the doctor
Dr. C. Alas! Madam, my heart is not of against you ?
stone: I may resist, call all my prayers, my °Char. Dear Madam, why not? one moment's fastings, tears, and penance, 10 my aid ; but truce with the prude, beg of you ; don't startle at his first declaration, but let him go and virtue may strive, but nature will be up
yet, I am not an angel ; I am still but a man; on, till he shows the very bottom of his ugly permost. I love you then, Madam. heart.
Lady L. Hold, Sir! suppose I now should Lady L. I warrant you, I'll give a good let my husband, your benefactor, know the account of him—but as I live, here he comes !
favour you design him ? Char. Come then, brother, you and I will be
Dr. C. Yuu cannot be so cruel! commode, and steal off. [E.xit Char, and Col. L. who listens. instantly you renounce all claim and title to
Lady L. Nor will, on this condition, that Enter DOCTOR CANTWELL.
Charlotte, and use your utinost interest with
Sir John, to give her, with her full fortune, to Dr. C. Here I am, Madam, at your ladý- Mr. Darnley. ship's command; how happy am I that you
Enter Colonel LAMBERT. think me worthyLady L. Please to sit, Sir.
Col. L. Villain! monster! perfidious and unDr. C. Well but, dear lady, ha! you can't grateful traitor! your bypocrisy, your false zeal, conceive the joyousness I feel at this so much is discovered; and I am sent here, by the desired interview. Ah, ah! I have a thou- hand of insulted Heaven, to lay you open to sand friendly things to say to you : and how my father, and expose you to the world. stands your precious health ? is your naughty
Dr. C. Ha ! cold abated yet? I have scarce closed my eyes Lady L. O, unthinking colonel ! these two nights with my concern for you.
Col. L. Well, Sir, what have you to say for Lady L. Your charity is too far concerned yourself? for me.
Dr. C. I have nothing to say to you, coloDr. C. Ah! don't say so; don't say so; you nel, nor for you—but you shall have my merit more than mortal man can do for you. prayers. Lady L. Indeed, you overrate me.
Col. L. Why, you profligate hypocrite! do Dr. C. I speak it from my heart: indeed, you think to carry off your villany with that indeed, indeed I do.
sanctified air ? Lady L. O dear! you hurt my hand, Sir. Dr. C. I know not what you mean, Sir; I
Dr. c. Impute it to my zeal, and want of have been in discourse here with my good lady, words for expression: precious soul! I would by permission of your worthy father. not hurt you for the world : no, it would be Col. L. Dog ! did my father desire you to the whole business of my life
talk of love to my lady? Lady L. But to the affair I would speak to Dr. C. Call me not dog, colonel : I hope we
are both brother Christians.-Yes, I will own Dr. C. Ah! thou heavenly woman!
I did beg leave to talk to her of love ; for, alas! Lady L. Your hand need not be there, Sir. I am but a man; yet if my passion for your Dr, c. I was admiring the softness of this dear sister, which I cannot control be sinful
Lady L. Your noise, ! perceive, is bringing Col. L. Wrong him! the hardened impuup Sir John; manage with him as you will at dence of this painted charitypresent: I will withdraw, for I have an after. Sir J. Peace, graceless infidel! game to play, which may yet put this wretch Col. L. No, Sir; though I would hazard effectually into our power.
[Exit. life to gain you from the clutches of that
wretch; could die to reconcile my duty to Enter Sir John LAMBERT.
your favour; yet, on the terms his villany Sir J. What uproar is this?
oflers, it is merit to refuse it-but, Sir, I'll Col. L. Nothing, Sir, nothing ; only a little trouble you no more ; to-day is his, to-morrow broil of the good doctor's here-You are well may be mine.
[Exit. rewarded for your kindnesses; and he would Sir J. Come, my friend, we'll go this infain pay it back with tripple interest to your stant and sign the settlement; for that wretch wife: in short, I took him here in the very fact ought to be punished, who I now see is incorof making a criminal declaration of love to rigible, and given over to perdition. my lady.
Dr. C. And do you think I take your estate Dr. C. Why, why Sir John, would you not with such view ?--No, Sir-I receive it that I let me leave your house? I knew some dread. may have an opportunity to rouse his mind to ful method would be taken to drive me hence virtue, by showing him an instance of the for-0, be not angry, good colonel : but indeed, giveness of injuries; the return of good for and indeed, you use me cruelly.
evil ! Sir J. Horrible, wicked creature !-Doctor, Sir J. O, my dear friend ! my stay and my let me hear it from you.
guide! I am impatient till the affair is conDr, C. Alas, Sir, I am in the dark as much cluded. as you; but it should seem, for what purpose Dr. C. The will of Heaven be done in all he best knows, your son hid himself hereabouts; things. and while I was talking to my lady, rushed in Sir J. Poor, dear, man!
[Exeunt. upon us you know the subject, Sir, on which I was to entertain her; and I might speak of
ACT IV. my love for your daughter with more warmth than, perhaps, 1 ought; wbich the colonel SCENE I.-A Parlour at Sir John overhearing, he might possibly imagine I was
LAMBERT's. addressing my lady berself; tor I will not suspect, no Heaven forbid, I will not suspect that
Enter CHARLOTTE and SEYWARD. he would intentionally forge a falsehood to Char. You were a witness, then? dishonour me.
Sey. I saw it signed, sealed, and delivered, Sir J. Now, vile detracter of all virtue ! is Madam. your outrageous malice confounded ? what he Char. And all passed without the least sus. tells you is true; he has been talking to my picion ? lady by my consent, and what he said was by Sey. Sir John signed it with such earnestmy ordersGood man ! be not concerned ; for ness, and the doctor received it with such seemI see through their vile design-Here, ihou ing reluctance, that neither had the curiosity curse of my life, if thou art not lost to con- to examine a line of it. science and all sense of honour, repair the in- Char. Well, Mr. Seyward, whether it sucjury you have attempted, by confessing your ceeds to our ends or not, we have still the rancour, and throwing yourself at his feet. same obligations to you. You saw with what
Dr. C. Oh, Sir John! for my sake-I will friendly warmth my brother heard your story; throw myself at the colonel's feet; nay, if that and I don't in the least doubt his being able will please him, he shall tread on my neck. to do something for you.
Sir J. What, mute, defenceless, hardened in Sey. What I have done, my duty bound me thy malice.
to; but pray, Madam, give me leave, without Col. L. I scorn the imputation, Sir; and with offence, to ask you one innocent question. the same repeated honesty avow (however Char. Freely. cundingly he may have devised this gloss,) Sey. Have you never suspected, that in all that you are deceived—what I tell you, Sir, is this affair, I have had some secret, stronger true--these eyes, these ears, were witnesses of motive, than barely duty ? his audacious love, without the inention of my Char. Yes.-But have you been in no appresister's uame! directly, plainly, grossly lending hensions I should discover that motive? to abuse the honour of your bed.
Sey. Pray, pardon me; I see already I have Sir J. Villain! this instant leave my sight, gone too far. my house, my family, for ever.
Char. Not at all; it loses you no merit with Dr. C. Hold, good Sir John; I am now re- me; nor is it my nature to use any one ill that covered from my surprise ; let me then be an loves me, unless I loved that one again: then, bumble mediator-on my account this must not indeed, there might be danger. Come, don't be-l grant it possible your son loves me not; look grave; my inclinations to another shall but you must grant it too as possible, he mighi not hinder me paying every one what's due to mistake me; to accuse me then, was but the their merit: I shall therefore always think error of his virtue; you ought to love him, myself obliged to treat your misfortunes and thank him, for his watchful care.
your modesty with the utmost tenderness. Sir J. O miracle of charity!
Sey. Your good opinion is all I aim at. Dr. C. Come, come; such breaches must not Char. Ay; but the more I give it you, the be betwixt so good a son and father; forget, better you'll think of me still; and then I forgive, embrace him, cherish him, and let me must think the better of you again ; and then bless the hour I was the occasion of so sweet you the better of me, upon that too; and so at a reconcilement.
last I shall scriously, and you'll begin to think Sir J. Hear this, perverse and reprobate! ill of me. But I hope, Mr. Seyward, your Oh! couldst thou wrong such more than good sense will prevent all this. moral virtue ?
Sey. I see my folly, Madam, and blush at my presumption. Madam, I humbly take my fly out, being convinced that nothing gives leave.
[Exii. so sharp a point to one's aversion as good Char. Well, he's a pretty young fellow after breeding; as, on the contrary, ill manners all, and the very first, sure, that ever heard often hide a secret inclination. reason against himself with so good an under- Dr. C. Well then, young lady, be assured standing
so far am I from the unchristian disposition of Enter LADY LAMBERT.
returning injuries, that your antipathy to me
causes no hatred in my soul towards you; og Lady L. Dear Charlotte, what will become the contrary, I would willingly make you of us? -The tyranny of this subtle hypocrite is happy, if it may be done according to my coninsupportable. He has so fortified himself in science, with the interest of heaven in view. Sir John's opinion, by this last misconduct of
Char. Why, I can't see, Sir, how heaven can your brother, that I begin to lose my power be any way concerned in a transaction between with him.
you and me. Char. Pray, explain, Madam.
Dr. C. When you marry any other person, Lady L. In spite of all I could urge, he has my consent is necessary. consented that the doctor shall this minute
'Chur. So I hear, indeed !--but pray, doctor, come, and be his own advocate.
how could your modesty receive so insolent a Char. I'm glad on't ; for the beast must come
power, without putting my poor father out of like a bear to the stake. I'm sure, he knows countenance with your blushes ? I shall bait him.
Dr. C. I sought it pot; but he would crowd Lady L. No matter for that; he presses it, it among other obligativns. He is good dato keep Sir John still blind to his wicked de. tured ; and I foresaw it might serve to pious sign upon me.—Therefore I come to give you
purposes. notice, that you might be prepared to receive Char. I don't understand you. him.
Dr. C. I take it for granted, that you would Char. I'm obliged to your ladyship:. Our marry Mr. Darnley. Am I right? meeting will be a tender scene, no doubt on't. Chur. Once in your life, perhaps, you may.
Lady L. But I think I hear the doctor com- Dr. C. Nay, let us be plain. Wouid you ing up stairs. My dear girl, at any rate, keep marry him? your temper. I shall expect you in my dress.
Char. You're mighty nice, methinks. Well, ing-room, to tell me the particulars of your I would. conduct.
Dr. C. Then I will not consent. Char. He must have a great deal of impu- Char. You wont? dence, to come in this manner to me.
Dr. C. My conscience will not suffer me. I
know Enter Betty.
you to be both luxurious and worldly
minded; and you would squander upon the Bet. Doctor Cantwell desires to be admitted, vanities of the world, those treasures which Madam.
ought to be better laid out. Char. Let him come in.
Char. Hum !-I believe I begin to conceive
you. Enter Doctor CANTWELL.
Dr. C. If you can think of any project to Your servant, Sir.-Give us chairs, Betty, and satisfy my conscience, I am tractable. You leave the room.--[Exit Betty.}-Sir, there's know there is a considerable moiety of your a seat-What can the ugly cur say to me ?-he fortune which goes to my lady in case of our seems a little puzzled.
disagreement. Dr. C. Lookye, young lady, I am afraid, Char. That's enough, Sir.-You think we notwithstanding your good father's favour, I should have a fellow-feeling in it. At what am not the man you would desire to be alone sum do you rate your concurrence to my inwith upon this occasion.
clinations ? that settled, I am willing to strike Char. Your modesty is pleased to be in the the bargain. right.
Dr. Č. What do you think of half? Dr. C. I'm afraid too, notwithstanding all Chur. How ! two thousand pounds? my endeavours to the contrary, that you enter- Dr. C. Why, you know you gain two thoutain a pretty bad opinion of me.
sand pounds; and really the severity of the Char. A worse, Sir, of no mortal breathing. times for the poor, and my own stinted pitDr. C. Which opinion is immoveable. tance, which cramps my charities, will bot Char. No rock so firm,
suffer me to require less. Dr. C. I ani afraid then it will be a vain Char. But how is my father to be brought pursuit, when I solicit you, in compliance with into this? my worthy friend's desire and my own inclina- Dr. C. Leave that to my management. tions, to become my partner in that blessed Char. And what security do you expect for estate in which we may be a comfort and sup- the money? port to each other.
Dr. C. 'Oh! Mr. Darnley is wealthy : when Char. I would die rather than consent to it. I deliver my consent in writing, he shall lay it Dr. C. In other words, you hate me.
down to me in bank-bills. Char. Most transcendently.
Char. Pretty good security! On one proviso Dr. C. Well, there is sincerity at least in though. your confession: you are not, I see, totally Dr. C. Name it. deprived of all virtue, though I must say I Chur. That you immediately tell my father, never could perceive in you but very little. that you are willing to give up your interesi Char. Oh, fy! you flatter ne.
to Mr. Darnley. Dr. C. No; I speak it with sorrow, becanse Dr. C. Hum !-stay-I agree to it; but in you are the daughter of my best friend. But the mean time, let me warn you, child, not to how are we to proceed now? are we to pre-expect to turn that, or what has now passed serve temper?
between us, to my confusion, by sinister con. Chur. Oh! never fear me, Sir, I shall not struction, or evil representation to your father.
I am satisfied of the piety of my own inten- | tune, you must absolutely get him a commistions, and care not what the wicked think of sion, and bring him into acquaintance. them ; but force me not to take advantage of Darn. Upon my word I will. Sir Jobn’s good opinion of me, in order to
Char. And show him to all the women of shield myself from the consequences of your taste; and I'll have you call him my pretty malice.
fellow, too. Char. Oh! I shall not stand in my own Darn. I will, indeed !-but hear melight: I know your conscience and your power Char. You can't conceive how prettily he too well, dear doctor!
makes love. Dr. C. Well, let your interest sway you.
Durn. Not so well as you make your deThank Heaven, I am actuated by more worthy fence, Charlotte. motives.
Char. Lord! I had forgot, he is to teach me Char. No doubt on't.
Greek, too. Dr. C. Farewell, and think me your friend. Darn. Trilling tyrant ! how long, Charlotte,
[Exit. do you think you can find new evasions for Char. What this fellow's original was, I what I say unto you? know not; but by his conscience and cunning, "tis love that makes you such a dunce-poor
Chur. Lord ! you are horrid silly; but since he would make an admirable Jesuit.
Darnley, I forgive you.
Enter Colonel LAMBERT, unobserved. Char. Desire him to walk in.
Darn. That's kind, however.-But, to com(Exit Servant. plete my joy, be kinder yet-andEnter DARNLEY.
Char. Oh! I can't! I can't !-Lord ! did you
never ride a horse-match ? Durn. To find you thus alone, Madam, is a Durn. Was ever so wild a question ! happiness I did not expect, from the temper of Char. Because, if you have, it runs in my our last parting:
head you galloped a mile beyond the winningChar. I should have been as well pleased post, to make sure on't. now, to have been thanked, as reproached, for Darn. Now, I understand you. But since my guod nature; but you will be in the right, you will have me touch every thing so very I find.
ienderly, Charlotte, how shall I find proper Darn. Indeed, you take me wrong. I liter words to ask you the lover's last necessary ally mean that I was afraid you would not question ? so soon think I had deserved this favour.
Char. Oh! there's a thousand points to be Char. Well, but were you not silly now? adjusted before that's answered.
Durn. Comé, you shall not be serious: you Col. L. (Advances.] Name them this mocan't be more agreeable.
ment; for, positively, this is the last time of Char. Oh! but I am serious.
asking. Durn. Then I'll be so.—Do you forgive me Char. Pshaw! who sent for you? all ?
Col. L. I only came to teach you to speak Char. What?
plain English, my dear. Darn. Are we friends, Charlotte ?
Char. Lord! mind your own business; can't Char. O Lord; but you have told me no- you ! thing of poor Seyward !
Col. L. So I will; for I will make you do Darn. "Must you needs know that, before more of yours in two minutes, than you would you answer me?
have done without me in a twelvemonth. Char. Lord ! you are never well till you have why, how now !do you think the man's to talked one out of countenance.
dangle after your ridiculous airs for ever ? Darn. Come, I wont be too particular; you Char. This is mighty pretty! shall answer nothing-Give me but your hand Col. L. You'll say so on Thursday se'nnight, only.
for (let affairs take what turn they will in the Char. Pshaw! I wont pull off my glove, family,) that's positively your wedding-daynot I.
Nay, you sha'n't stir. Darn, I'll take it as it is then.
Char. Was ever such assurance ! Char. Lord! there, there ; eat it, eat it. Darn. Upon my life, Madam, I'm out of Darn. And so I could, by Heaven!
countenance ! I don't know how to behave Char. Oh, my glove ! my glove! my glove! myself. you are in a perfect storm! Lord ! if you make Char. No, no ; let him go on only—this is such a rout with one's hand, what would you beyond what ever was known, sure! do if you had one's heart ?
Col. L. Ha, ha! if I was to leave yon to Darn. That's impossible to tell.-But you yourselves what a couple of pretty out of were asking me of Seyward, Madam? countenanced figures you would make! hum
Char. Oh, ay.! that's true. Well, now you ming and bawing upon the volgar points of are very good again.--Come, tell me all the jointure and pin-money. Come, come, I know affair, and then you shall see how I will like what's proper on both sides ; you shall leave you.
it to me. Darn. There is not much to tell-only this : Darn. I had rather Charlotte would name we met the attorney-general, to whom has her own terms to me. given a very sensible
account of himself, and Col. L. Have you a mind to any thing parthe doctor's proceedings. The attorney-gen- ticular, Madam ? eral seems very clear in his opinion, that, as the Char. Why, sure! what, do you think I'm doctor, at the time of the death of Seyward's only to be filled out as you please, and sweetmother, was intrusted with her whole affairs, ened and sipped up like a dish of tea ? the Court of Equity will oblige him to be ac- Col. L. Why, pray, Madam, when your tea's countable.
ready, what have you to do but to drink it? Char. If Seyward does not recover bis foro but you, I suppose, expect a lover's heart, like