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bend hiin, and endeavoured to stop him when Per. To be plain with you, sir, I am one he went out — But the rogue made but one of those four guardians.

step from the stairs to the door, callid a coach, Col. F. Are you indeed, sir? I am trans- leap'd into it, and drove away like the devil, ported to find that the man who is to possess as Mr. Freeman can witness who is at the ihis moros musphonon is a person of so cu- bar, and desires to speak with you; he is this rious a taste-Here is a writing drawn up by minute come to town. that famous Egyptian, which if you will please Per. Send him in. [Exit Sackbut] What to sign, you must turn your face full north, a scheme this rogue has laid! How I should and the girdle is yours.

have been laugh'd at, had it succeeded! Per. If I live till the boy is born, I'll be embalm d, and sent to the Royal Society when

Enter Freeman, booted and spurred. I die.

Mr. Freeman, I had like to have been imCol F. That you shall most certainly. posed on by the seriest rascal

Free. I am sorry to hear it-The dog flew Enter Drawer.

fort: he had not 'scap'd ine, had I been aware Drax. Here's Mr. Staytape, the tailor, in- of bim; Sackbut struck at him, but miss'd his quires for you, colonel.

blow, or he had done his business for him. Col. F. Who do you speak to, you son of Per. I believe you never heard of such a a 'whore?

contrivance, Mr. Freeman, as this fellow had Per. Ha! colonel.

[Aside. found out. Col. F. Confound the blundering dog! Aside. Free. Mr. Sackbut has told me the whole Draw. Why to colonel

story, Mr. Periwinkle; but now I have someSack. Get you out, you rascal,

thing to tell you of much more importance to [Kicks him out, and goes after him. yourself-I happend to lie one night at CoDraw. What the devil is the matter? ventry, and knowing your uncle, sir Toby

Col. F. This dog has ruin'd all my schemes, Periwinkle, I paid him a visit, and, to my I see by Periwinkle's looks.

[ Aside. great surprise, found him dying. Per. How finely I should have been chvused Per. Dying? -Colonel, you'll pardon me that I did not Free. Dying, in all appearance; the servants give yon your title before-it was pure igno- weeping, the room in darkness; the 'pothecary, rance, 'faith it was—Pray-bem-hem! Pray, shaking his head, told me the doctors bad given colonel, what post had this learned Egyptian him over; and then there are small hopes, you in your regiment ?

know. Col. F. A pox of your sneer. [Aside] I Per. I hope he has made his will he always don't understand you, sir.

told me he would make me his heir. Per. No, that's strange! I understand you, Free. I have heard you say as much, and colonel-An Egyptian of Grand Cairo! ha, ha, therefore resolved to give you notice. I should ba!-I am sorry such a well-invented tale think it would not be amiss if you went down should do you no more service-We old fel-to-morrow morning, lows can see as far into a millstone as them Per. It is a long journey, and the roads very bad. that pick it')-I am not to be trick'd out of Free, But he has a great estate, and the my trust-mark that.

land very good-Think upon that. Col F. The devil! I must carry it off; I Per. Why that's true, as you say; I'll think wish I were fairly out. [Aside] Lookye, sir, upon it. In the mean time, I give you many, you may make what jest you please-but the thanks for your civility, Mr. Freeman, and stars will be obey'd, sir; and depend upon't should be glad of your company to dine with me. I shall have the lady, and you 'none of the Free. I am obliged to be at Jonathan's Cofgirdle.—Now for Mr. Freeman's part of the fee-house at two, and now it is balf an hour plot.

[Aside. Erit. after one; if I dispatch my business, I'll wait Per. The stars ! ha, ha!-No star has favour'd on you; I know your

hour. Tou, it seems-The girdle! ha, ba, ba! none Per. You shall be very welcome, Mr. Freeof your legerdemain tricks can pass upon me man, and so your humble servant. [Exit - Úby what a pack of trumpery has this rogue picked up-His pagod, poluflosboio, his Re-enter Colonel Feignwelt and SACkbut. 20nos, moros musphonons, and the devil knows Free. Ha, ha, ha! I have done your busiwhat — But I'll take care-Ha, gone!-Ay, 'twas ness, colonel; he has swallow'd the bait. time to sneak off. Sobo! the house!

Col. F. I overheard all, though I am a little

in the dark. I am to personate a highwayman, Enter SackBUT.

I suppose-that's a project I am not fond of; Where is this trickster? Send for a con- for though I may fright him out of his constable; I'll have this rascal before the lord sent, he may fright me out of my life when he mayor; I'll Grand Cairo bim, with a pox to discovers me, as he certainly must in the end. him - I believe you had a hand in putting Free. No, no; I have a plot for you withibis imposture upon me, Sackbut.

out danger; but first we must manage TradeSack. Who, I, Mr. Periwinkle? I scorn it. love - Has the tailor brought your clothes ? I perceir'd he was a cheat, and left the room Sack. Yes, pox take the thief, on purpose to send for a constable to appre- Free. Well, well, no matter; I warrant we

have him yet-But now you must put on the 1) Masons in preparing the larger stones for building, Dutch merchant.

pick them, as they call it, into different shapes. The instrumept they use is pointed, or pcaked, hence the

wish be had been an old soldier, tbat I might

word

the money

have attack'd him in my own way, heard him more than I can take : will you sell ten thoufight over all the battles of the late war-But sand pounds at a balf, for any day next week, for trade, by Jupiter, I shall never do it. except Saturday?

Sack. Never fear, colonel: Mr. Freeman 1 Stock. I'll sell it you, Mr. Tradelove. will instruct you.

[Freeman whispers to one of the Gentlemen. Free. You'll see what others do: the coffee- 1. Gent. The Spaniards rais'd the siege of Caghouse will instruct you.

liari! I don't believe one word of it. [Aside. Col. F. I must venture however-But I have 2. Gent. Rais'd the siege! as much as you a further plot in my head upon Tradelove, have rais'd the Monument. 2) which you must assist me in, Freeman; you Free rais'd, I assure you, sir. are in credit with him, I heard you say. 2 Gent. What will you lay on't ? Free, I

am, and will scruple nothing to Free. What you please. serve you, colonel.

1 Gent. Why I have a brother upon the Col. F. Come along then. — Now for the spot, in the emperor's service: I am certain Dutchman-Honest Ptolemy, by your leave. if there were any such thing, I should have

Now must bob-wig and business come in play; had a letter.
A thirty thousand pound girl leads the way. 2 Gent. I'll hold you fifty pounds 'tis false.

[Exeunt Free. 'Tis done. 5)

2 Gent. I'llay you a brace of hundreds ACT IV.

upon the same. Scene I. – JONATHAN'S COFFEE - HOUSE sin

Free. I'll take you. Change Alley. A Crowd of People, with Trade. I'll lay any man a brace of thousands Rolls of Paper and Parchment in their the siege is rais'd. Hands; a Bar, Waiters, etc.

Free. The Dutch merchant is your man to take in.

[Aside to Tradelove. Enter TradeLOVE and Stock-jobbers, with Trade. Does he not know the news? Rolls of Paper and Parchment.

Free. Not a syllable; if he did he would 1 Stock. South-sea at seven-eighths; who buys ? bet a hundred thousand pounds as soon as

Trade. Harkye, Gabriel, you'll pay the differ- one penny-he's plaguy rich, and a mighty ence of that stock we transacted for t'other day? man at wagers.

[To Tradelove. Gab. Ay, Mr. Tradelove, here's a note for Trade. Say you so ?—'Egad, I'll bite him,

if possible-Are

you from Holland, sir? Trade. I would fain bite the spark in the Col. F. Ya, mynbeer. brown bat: he comes very often into the al- Trade. Had you the news before you came ley, but never employs a broker,

away?

Col. F. What believe you, mynheer? Re-inter COLONEL FEIGNWELL and FREEMAN.

Trade. What do I believe? Why I believe Trade. Mr. Freeman, your servant! Who that the Spaniards bave actually rais'd the siege is that gentleman ?

of Cagliari. Free. A Dutch merchant just come to En- Col. F. What duyvel's' news is dat? 'Tis gland; but, barkye, Mr. Tradelove-I have a niet waer, mynheer—'tis no true, sir. piece of news will get you as much as the Trade. 'Tis so true, mynheer, that I'll lay French king's death did, if you are expeditious. you two thousand pounds on it. [Showing him a Letter] Read there: I re- Col. F. Two duysend pound, mynheer, 'tis ceived it just now from one that belongs to gadaen-dis gentleman sal hold de gelt. the emperor's minister.

[Gives Freeman Money. Trade. [Reads] Sir,-As I have many Trade. With all my heart - this binds the obligations to you, I cannot miss any op- wager. portunity to show my gratitude: this mo- Free. You have certainly lust, mynheer; the ment my lord has receiv'd a private express, siege is rais’d indeed. that the Spaniards have rais'd their siego Col. F. Ik geloy't niet, mynheer Freeman, from before Cagliari. If this proves of Ik sal ye dubbled honden, if you please. any advantage to you, it will answer both Free. I am let into the secret, therefore the ends and wishes of, sir, your most ob- won't win your money. liged humble servant, HENRICUS DusselDORP. Trade. Ha, ha, ha! l'have snapp'd the DutchP.S. In two or three hours the news man, 'faith, ha, ba! this is no ill day's work. will be public.

- Pray may I crave your name, mynbeer? May one depend upon this, Mr. Freeman? [Aside to Freeman.

forming nominal business in the stocks; a sort of gamb

ling wijd stems lu be very much in vogue al the preFree. You may—I never knew this person sent day in France. send me a false piece of news in my life. 2) It would be rather a difficult task to raise the MenuTrade. Sir, I am much obliged to you:

ment in London, here alluded lo.

of the Doric order; the diameter at the base is 15 feet, ‘egad, 'tis rare news. — - Who sells South-sea

and the height of the shall 120 feet; the cone at the for next week?

top, with ils urn, comprehend 42 feel; and the height

of the massy pedestal is 40 feet. Within the column Stock. [All together] I sell; I, I, I, I, I sell.

is a light of 345 steps of black marble, and the iron 1 Stock. I'll sell five thousand for next week, balcony at the top commands of course a very extenat five-eighths.

sive prospect of the metropolis and the adjacent country. 2 Stock. I'll sell ten thousand, at five-eighths,

It is situated about 900 yards north of London-bridge,

and was erected by Sir Christopher Wren, in memory for the same time.

of the great fire, which, in 1666, broke ont at a house Trade. Nay, nay; hold, hold; not all to- distant 302 feet (llie heighl of the column) eastward

from this spot, and destroyed nearly all the buildings gether, gentlemen : I'll be no bull 1); I'll buy no

of the metropolis from the Tower to the Temple Charck. 1) Bull and Bear are the names given to persous per- 3) Meaning, 10 acces! the wager.

It is a futed column

man, and will

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news.

Col. F. Myn naem, mynheer? myn naem Bristol coach, that if you see any such person, is Jan Van' Timtamtirelerelelta Heer Van you might contrive to give me noticeFeignwell.

Free. I will.

[Bell rings. Trade. Zounds, 'tis a damnd long name; Sack. Coming, coming!

[Erit

. I shall never remember it - Myn Heer Van, Free. Thou must dispatch Periwinkle first Tim, Tim, Tim- What the devil is it? -Remember his uncle, sir Toby Periwinkle, is Free. Oh! never heed: I know the gentle- an old bachelor of seventy-five-that he has

pass my word for twice the sum. seven hundred a year, most in abbey-landTrade. That's enough,

that he was once in love with your mother; Col, F. You'll hear of me sooner than you shrewdly suspected by some to be your father. wish, old gentleman, I fancy. [Aside] You'll – That you have been thirty years his steward come to Sackbut's, Freeman?

—and ten years his gentleman-remember to [Aside to Freeman. improve these hints. Free. Immediately [Aside to the Colonel. Col. F. Never fear; let me alone for that

Trade. Mr. Freeman, 1 give you many thanks but what's the steward's name? for your kindness

Free. His name is Pillage. Free, I fear you'll repent when you know Col. F. Enough, Now for the country put. all.

[ Aside.
Trade. Will you dine with me?

Enter SackBUT.
Free. I am engag'd at Sackbut's: adieu. (Exit. Sack. Zounds! Mr. Freeman, yonder is Trade-

Trade. Şir, your humble servant. Now I'll love in the damned'st passion in the world. see what I oan do upon 'Change with my -fle swears you are in the house he says

[Exeunt. you told him you were to dine here. SCENE II.- The Tavern.

Free. I did so, ha, ha, ha! he has found

himself bit already. Enter FREEMAN and COLONEL FEIGNWEIL. Col. F. The devil! be must not see me in

Free. Ha, ha, ha! The old fellow swallowed this dress now. the bait as greedily as a gudgeon.

Sack. I told him I expected you here, but Col. F. I have him, 'faith, ha, ha, ha! His you were not come yet. Iwo thousand pounds secure-If he would keep Free. Very well-make you haste out, cobis money, he must part with the lady, ha ha! lonel, and let me alone to deal with him :

where is he? Enter SACKBUT,

Sack. In the King's-head, Sack. Joy, joy, colonel! the luckiest acci- Free. Ay, ay, very well. Landlord, let him dent in the world.

know I am come in-and now, Mr. Pillage, Col. F. What say'st thou?

success altend you.

[Exit Sackbut. Sack. This letter does your business. Col. F. 'Mr. Proteus rather-

Col. F. [Reads] To Obadiah Prim, hosier, From changing shape, and imitating Jove, near the building calld the Monument, in I draw the happy omens of my love. London.

I'm not the first young brother of the blade, Free. A letter to Prim! How came you by it? Who made his fortune in a masquerade. Sack. Looking over the letters our post

[Exit. woman brought, as I always do, to see what

Enter TRADELOVE. letters are directed to my house (for she can't Free. Zounds! Mr. Tradelove, we're bit it read, you must know), “I spy'd this, directed seems. to Prim, so paid for it among the rest. I have Trade. Bit, do you call it, Mr. Freeman! given the old jade a pint of wine, on purpose I'm ruin'd. — Pox on your news. to delay time, till you see if the letter be of Free. Pox on the rascal that sent it me. any service; then I'll seal it up again, and Trade. Sent it you! Why Gabriel Skintell her I took it by mistake.—I 'have read it, flint has been at the minister's, and spoke with and fancy, you'll like the project.—Read, read, him; and he has assured him 'tis every syllable colonel.

false; he received no such express. Col. F. [Reads] Friend Prim, there is ar- Free. I know it: I this minute parted with riced from Pennsylvania one Simon Pure, my friend, who protested he never sent me a leader of the faithful, who hath sojourn- any such letter. – Some roguish stock-jobber ed with us eleven days, and hath been of has done it on purpose to make me lose my great comfort to the breihren.-He intendelh money, that's certain: I wish I knew who he for the quarterly meeting in London ;

was; I'd make

im repent it-I have lost three have recommended him to thy house. 1 hundred pounds by it. pray thee treat him kindly, and let thy wife Trade. What signifies your three hundred cherish him, for he's of a weakly constitu- pounds to what I have lost? There's two thoution-he will depart from us the third day; sand pounds to that Dutchman with a cursed which is all from thy friend in the faith, long dame, besides the stock I bought: the

AMINADAB HoldFast. devil! I could tear my flesh--I must never Ha, ha! escellent! I understand you, landlord: show my face upon 'Change more; - for, by I am to personate this Simon Pure, am I not? my soul, I can't pay it. Sack. Don't you like the hint?

Free. 'I am heartily sorry for it! What can Col. F. Admirably well!

I serve you in? Shall I speak to the Dutch Free. 'Tis the best contrivance in the world, merchant, and try to get you time for the if the right Simon gets not there before you - payment? Col. F. No, no, the quakers never ride post:

Trade. Time! Ads'heart! I shall never be and suppose, Freeman, you should wait at thelable to look up again.

my

Free. I am very much concerned that I was when I think of my benefactor. - [Weeps] the occasion, and wish I could be an instru- Ah! he was a good man--he has not left many ment of retrieving your misfortune; for my of his fellows, the poor lament him sorely. own, I value it not. Adso, a thought comes into Per. I pray, sir, what office bore you?

head, that well improv'd, may be of service. Col. F. I was his steward, sir. Trade. Ab! there's no thought can be of Per. I have heard him mention you with any service to me, without paying the money much respect : your name isor running away.

Col. F. Pillage, sir. Free. tiow do ye know? What do you Per. Ay, Pillage, I do remember he called think of my proposing miss Lovely, to him? you Pillage.-Pray, Mr. Pillage, when did my He is a single man-and I beard him say he uncle die. had a mind to marry an English woman- Col. F. Monday last, at four in the morning. nay, more than that," he said somebody told About two be signed his will, and gave it into him you had a pretty ward—be wished you my hands, and strictly charg'd me to leave had betted her instead of your money. Coventry the moment he expired; and deliver

Trade. Ay, but he'd be hanged before he'd it to you with what speed I could: I have take her instead of the moneythe Dutch are obeyed him, sir, and there is the will. too covetous for that; besides, he did not know

[Gives it to Periwinkle. that there were three more of us, I suppose. Per. 'Tis very well, I'll lodge it in the com

Free. So much the better; you may venture mons. 2) to give him your consent, if he'll forgive you Col. F. There are two things which he forthe wager: It is not your business to tell him got to insert, but charged me to tell you, that that your consent will signify nothing. he desired you'd perform them as readily as

Trade. That's right, as you say; but will if you had found them written in the will, he do it, think you?

which is to remove his corpse, and bury him Free. I can't tell that; but I'll try what I by his father at St. Pauls, Covent-garden, and can do with him. — He has promised to meet to give all his servanls mourning. me here an hour hence; I'll feel his pulse, and Per. That will be a considerable charge; a let you know: If I find it feasible, I'll send pox of all modern fashions. [-Aside] Well! it for you; if not, you are at liberty to take what shall be done, Mr. Pillage, I will agree with measures you please.

one of death's fashion-monger's, called an unTrade. You must extol her beauty, double dertaker, to go down, and bring up the body. her portion, and tell him I bave the entire Col. F. I hope, sir, I shall have the honour disposal of her, and that she can't marry with- to serve you in the same station I did your out my consent — and that I am a covetous worthy uncle: I have not many years to stay rogue, and will never part with her without behind him, and would gladly spend them in a valuable consideration.

the family, where I was brought up.-[Weeps] Free, Ay, ay, let me alone for a lie at a pinch. He was a kind and tender master to me. Trade. 'Egad, if you can bring this to bear, Per. Pray don't grieve, Mr. Pillage, you shall Mr. Freeman, I'll make you whole again. I'll hold your place, and every thing else which pay the three hundred pounds you lost with you held under my uncle-You make me weep all my soul.

to see you so concern'd. [Weeps] He lived Free. Well

, I'll use my best endeavours.- to a good old age, and we are all mortal. Where will you be?

Col. F. We are so, sir, and therefore I must Trade. At home: pray heaven you prosper! beg you to sign this lease: You'll find, sir To-If I were but the sole truslee now, I should by has taken particular notice of it in his not fear it.

[Exit

. will-I could not get it time enough from the Free, Ha, ha, ha!- he has it. E.rit. lawyer, or he had signed it before he died.

[Gives him a Paper. SCENE III.- Periwinkle's House,

Per. A lease! for what? Enter PERIWINKLE on one side, and a Foot- Col. P. I rented a hundred a year farm of man on the other,

sir Toby upon lease, which lease expires at Foot. A gentleman from Coventry inquires Lady-day next. I desire to renew for twenty for you, sir.

years, that's all, sir. Per. From my uncle, I warrant you: bring Per. Let me see [Looks over the Lease bim up.-- This will save me the trouble, as Very well-Let me see what he says in his will well as the expense of a journey.

about it. [Lays the Lease upon the Table, Enter Colonel.

and looks on the Winl] Ho, here it is

The farm lying-now in possession of SaCol. F. Is your name Periwinkle, sir? Per. It is, sir.

property, was called, with two of his brothers,

to his father's bedside, just as the old gentleman was Col. F. I am sorry for the message I bring,

at the point of death. The father addressing himself - My old master, whom I served these forty to the eldest, told him he had left him 10,000 pounds years, claims the sorrow due from a faithful in his will; his answer was; " God bless you, my servant to an indulgent master,

father, and send you health and strength to enjoy it [Weeps.

yourself.” Per. By this I understand, sir, my uncle, answer. Then the father told the youngest, that since sir Toby Periwinkle, is dead,

de had been such a spendthrill, he would never come Col. F. He is, sir, and has left you heir to

to any good; and so he had left him a shilling to buy

a halier, for him to be lianged wilb; to which the son seven hundred a year, in as good abbey-land answered like his brothers, “God bless you, my dear ever paid Peter-pence to Rome. - I wish father, and send you health and strength to enjoy it

yourself.” you long to enjoy it?), but my tears will flow

2) Doctor's Commons, where all business relative to 1. A graceless young dog who had wasted a groal deal of wills, divorce, etc. is performed

his father's

dear

The second brother. 10,000, and the same

as

you, sir.

muel Pillage-suffer him to renew his lease stances, he replied, he would not be the ruin - at the same rent. — Very well, Mr. Pillage, of any man for the world -- and immediately I see my uncle does mention it, and I'll per- made this proposal bimself

. -- Let him take form his will. - Give me the lease.—[Colonel what time he will for the payment, said he; gives it him, he looks upon it, and lays it or if he'll give me his word,' I'll forgive him upon the Table] Pray you step to the door, the debt. and call for pen and ink, Mr. Pillage.

Trade. Well, Mr. Freeman, I can but thank Col. F. I have a pen and ink in my pocket, you: 'Egad you have made a man of me sir, [Pulls out an' Ink- horn] I never go again! and if ever I lay a wager more, may without that.

rot in gaol. Per. I think it belongs to your profession. Free. I assure you, Mr. Tradelove, I was - [ He looks upon the Pen while the Co- very much concerned, because I was the oclonel changes the Lease and lays down the casion, though very innocently, I protest. Contract] I doubt this is but a sorry pen, Trade. I dare swear you was, Mr. Freeman. though it may serve to write my name. [Writes. Col. F. Little does he think what he signs. Enter Colonel FEIGNWELL, dressed as a

[Aside.

Dutch Merchant. Per. There is your lease, Mr. Pillage. I Gives Col. F. Ha, mynheer Tradelove, Ik been sorhim the Paper] Now I must desire you ry voor your troubles-maer Ik sal you

easie to make what haste you can down to Coven- maken, Ik will de gelt nie hebben try, and take care of every thing, and I'll send Trade. I shall for ever acknowledge the down the undertaker for the body; do you obligation, sir. attend it up, and whatever charge you are at, Free. But you understand upon what conI'll repay you.

dition, Mr. Tradelove; miss Lovely. Col. F. You have paid me already, I thank Col. F. Ya, de frow sal al regt setten,

[Aside. mynheer. Per. Will you dine with me?

Trade. With all my heart, mynheer; you Col. F. I would rather not: there are some shall have my consent to marry her freelyof my neighbours which I met as I came along, Free. Well then, as I am a party concerned who leave the town this afternoon, they told me, between you, mynheer Jan Van Timtamtireand I should be glad of their company down. lercletta Heer Van Feignwell shall give you a Per. Well, well

, I won't detain you. I will discharge of your wager under his own band, give orders about mourning. [Exit Colonel]-and you shall give him your consent to Seren hundred a year! I wish he had died marry miss Lovely under yours, – that is the seventeen years ago :- What a valuable col-way to avoid all manner of disputes hereafter. lection of rarities might I have had by this Col. F. Ya, weeragtig. time? - I might have travelled over all the Trade. Ay, 'ay, so it is, Mr. Freeman: I'll known parts of the globe, and made my own give it under mine this minute. closet rival the Vatican at Rome-Odso, I have

[Sits down to write. a good mind to begin my travels now let me Col. F. And so Ik sal. [Does the same. see-I am but sixty? My father, grandfather, Free. So bo, the house! and great grandfather reached ninety odd; — I have almost forty years good :-Let me con

Enter Drawer. sider! what will seven hundred a year amount Bid your master come up- I'll see there be to in-ay; in thirty years, I say but thirty- witnesses enough to the bargain. [Aside. thirty times seven, is seven times thirty—that isjust twenty-one thousand pounds—'lis a great

Enter Sackbut. deal of money-1 may very well reserve six- Sack. Do you call, gentlemen ? teen hundred of it for a collection of such Free. Ay, Mr. Sackbut, we shall want your rarities as will make my name famous to pos- band here. terity - I would not die like other mortals, Trade. There, mynbeer, there's my consent forgotten in a year or two, as my uncle will as amply as you can desire; but you must be-No,

insert your own name, for I know not how With nature's curious works I'llraise my fame, to spell it: I have left a blank for it. That men till doomsday may repeat my name.

[Gives the Colonel a Paper.

[Exit. Col. F. Ya Ik sal dat well doenSCENE IV.-A Tavern.

Free. Now, Mr. Sackbut, you and I will witness it.

[They write. FREEMAN and TRADELOVE discovered over Col. F. Daer, mynbeer Tradelove, is your a Bottle.

discharge.

[Gives him a Paper. Trade. Come, Mr. Freeman, here's Myn- Trade. Be pleased to witness this receipt heer Jan, Van, Tim, Tam, Tam - I shall never too, gentlemen. think of that Dutchman's name

[Freeman and Sackbul put their Hands. Free. Mynheer Jan Van Timtamtirelereletta Free. Ay, ay, that we will. Heer Van Feignwell.

Col. F. Well, mynheer, ye most meer doen, Trade. Ay, Heer Van Feignwell: I never ye most myn voorsprach to de frow syn. heard such a confounded name in my life Free. He means you must recommend bim bere's bis health, I say;

to the lady:Free. With all my heart.

Trade. That I will, and to the rest of my Trade. Faith I never expected to have found brother guardians. so generous a thing in a Dutchman.

Col. F. Wat voor de duyvel heb you meer Free. As soon as I told him your circum- guardians.

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