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en. Then why was he graceless first ?

raged, and talks desperately of committing matrifro. F. Oh! impiety, now have I been mistaken. mony himself. If he has a mind to throw himself at an inhuman merciless creature have I set my away, he can't do it more effectually than upon me, rt upon. Oh! I am happy to have discovered if we could bring it about.

shelves and quicksands thac lurk beneath that Mrs. For. Oh! hang him, old fox ! he's too cunhless smiling face !

ning; besides, he hates both you and me. But I len. Hey-toss! what's the matter now? Why, have a project in my head for you, and I have gone i ben't angry, be you ?

a good way towards it. I have almost made a barMrs. F. Oh! see me no more, for thou wert born gain with Jeremy, Valentine's man, to sell his ong rocks, suckled by whales, cradled in a tem- master to us. t, and whistled to by winds; and thou art come Mrs. F. Sell him ? how ? th with fins and scales, and three rows of teeth, Mrs. For. Valentine raves upon Angelica, ana kost outrageous fish of prey.

took me for her; and Jeremy says will take anyBen, Oh, lord ! oh, lord ! 'she's mad, poor young body for her that he imposes on him. Now I have man. Love has tarned her senses; her brain is promised him mountains, if in one of his mad fits ite overset. Well-a-day! how shall I do to set he will bring you to him in her stead, and get you rto-rights ?

married. Here they come; stand aside a little, Mrs. Ě. No, no, I am not mad, monster ; I am aud tell me how you like the design. še enough to find you out. Hadst thou the imdence to aspire at being a husband, with that

Enter Scandal and JEREMY ubborn and disobedient temper? You, that know Scand, And have you given your master a hint t how to submit to a father , presume to have of their plot upon him?

(TO JEREMY, sufficient stock of duty to undergo a wife? I Jer. Yes, sir; he says he'll favour it, and mis. ould have been finely fobbed indeed, very finely take her for Angelica. bbed.

Scand. It may make us sport. Ben. Harkye ! forsooth, if so be that you are in ur right senses, d'ye see! for aught as I perceive

Enter VALENTINE and FORESIGHT. m like to be finely fobbed, if I have got anger For. Mercy on as ! re upon your account, and you are tacked about Val. Hush! interrupt me not ; I'll whisper pre. ready. What d'ye mean? after all your fair diction to thee, and thou shalt prophecy. I have eeches and stroking my cheeks, and kissing and told thee what's past, now I'll tell what's to come. agging, what, would you sheer off so ? would you? Dost thou know what will happen to-morrow? Anad leave me aground?

swer me not, for I will tell thee. To-morrow, Mrs. F. No, I'll leave you adrift, and go which knaves will thrive through craft, and fools through ay you will.

fortune; and honesty will go as it did, frost-nipt in Ben. What, are you false-hearted then ? a summer-suit. Ask me questions concerning toMrs. F. Only the wind's changed. Ben. More shame for you. The wind's changed ? Scand. Ask him, Mr. Foresight. t is an ill-wind blows 'nobody good. Mayhap I For. Pray, what will be done at court ? lave a good riddance on you, if these be your tricks. Val. Scandal will tell you—I am honesty; I What, did you mean all this while to make a fool never come there. f me?

For. In the city ? Mrs. F. Any fool, but a husband.

Val. Oh! prayers will be said in empty churches, Ben. Husband! Gad! I would not be your hus- at the usual hours. Yet you will see such zealous band, if you would have me, now I know your faces behind counters, as if religion were to be sold mind; thof you had your weight in gold and jewels, in every shop. Oh! things will go methodically in and thof I loved you never so well.

the city. Husbands and wives will drive distinct Mrs. F. Why, canst thou love, Porpus ? trades; and care and pleasure separately occupy

Ben. No matter what I can do ; don't call names. the family. But, hold! I must examine you before I don't love you so well as to bear that, whatever 1 I go further ; you look suspiciously. Are you a did. I'm glad you shew yourself, mistress : let them husband ? marry you as don't know you. Gad! I know you For. I am married. too well, by sad experience; I believe, he, that Val. Poor creature! Is your wife of Covent marries you, will go to sea in a hen-pecked frigate. Garden parish ? I believe that, young woman; and mayhap may For. No; St. Martin in the fields. come to an anchor at Cuckold's Point; so there's a Val. Alas! poor man! his eyes are sunk, and dash for you, take it as you will ; mayhap you may his bands shrivelled; his legs dwindled, and his hollow after me when I won't come to you. (Erit. back bowed. Pray, pray for a metamorphosis.

Mrs. F. Ha, ha, ha! no doubt ou't. Sings.] " My Change thy shape, and shake off age ; get thee true love is gone to sea ?'

Medea's kettle, and be boiled anew; come forth, Enter Mrs. FORESIGHT.

with labouring callous hands, a chine of steel and

Atlas' shoulders. Let Taliacotius trim the calves Oh! sister, had you come a minute sooner, you of twenty chairmen, and make thee pedestals to would have seen the resolution of a lover. Honest stand erect upon, and look matrimony in the face. Tar and I are parted; and with the same indiffer- Ha, ha, ha! that a man should have a stomach to ence that we met. On my life, I am haif vexed at a wedding-supper, when the pigeons ought rather the insensibility of a brute I despised.

to be laid to his feet. Ha, ha, ha! Mrs. For. What, then, he bore it most heroically? For. His frenzy is very high now, Mr. Scandal.

Mrs. F. Most tyrannically; for you see he has Scand. I believe it is a spring-tide. got the start of me; and I, the poor forsaken maid, For. Very likely, truly; you understand these am left complaining on the shore. But I'll tell you matters. Mr. Scandal, I shall be very glad to

aim that he has given me. Sir Sampson is en-confer with you about these things which he has

morrow.

uttered. His sayings are very mysterious and courts Angelica : if we could cu hieroglyphical.

them together-Harkye! Val. Oh! why would Angelica be absent from Mrs. F. He won't know you, my eyes so long?

nobody. Jer. She's here, sir.

For. But he knows more than by Mrs. For. Now sister.

niece, he knows things past and te Mrs. F. Oh, lord! what must I say?

the

profound secrets of time. Scand. Humour him, madam, by all means. Tat. Look you, Mr. Foresight; it

Val. Where is she? Oh! I see her. She comes to make many words of matters, and like riches, health, and liberty, at once, to a de- say much. But, in short, d'ye ser, I spairing, starving, and abandoned wretch. Oh! a hundred pounds, now, that I kan welcome, welcome!

than he. Mrs. É. How d'ye, sir ? can I serve you ? Por. How? I cannot read that

Val. Harkye ! bave a secret to tell you: En- your face, Mr. Tattle. Pray sbat des dymion and the moon shall meet us upon Mount Tat. Why, d'ye think I'll tell you, Latmos, and we'll be married in the dead of night. it in my face! No, sir, it is written = But say not a word. Hymen shall put his torch and safer there, sir, than letters write z into a dark lantern, that it may be secret; and lemon, for no fire can fetch it oul Pas Juno shall give her peacock poppy-water, that he Val. Acquaint Jeremy with it: be may fold his ogling tail; and Argus' hundred eyes bring it about. They are welcome, be shut, eh? Nobody shall know but Jeremy. them so myself. ! To SCANDAL) What es va

Mrs. F. No, no; we'll keep it secret ; it shall be strange upon me? Then I must be ples done presently.

up to them) I am honesty, and bate an Val. The sooner the better; Jeremy, come biance with a new face. ther-closer, that none may overbear us. Jeremy,

(SCANDAL goes ande I can tell you news. Angelica is turned nun; and Tat. Do you know me, Valentine I am turned friar: and yet we'll marry one another Val. You? Who are you? I bope mus in spite of the pope. Get me a cowl and beads, Tat. I am Jack Tattle, your friend that I may play my part; for she'll meet me two Val. My friend! what to do? > hours hence in black and white, and a long veil to man, and thou canst not lie wii . l cover the project; and we won't see one another's very poor, and thou canst not be faces, till we have done something to be ashamed Then what employment have I ka friend of; and then we'll blush once for all.

Tat. Ha! a good open speaker, and Jer. I'll take care and

trusted with a secret. Val. Whisper.

Ang. Do you know me, Valentine ?

Val. Oh! very well.
Enter ANGELICA and TATTLE.

Ang. Who am I? Ang. Nay, Mr. Tattle, if you make love to me, Val. You're a woman; ose to when exter you spoil my design; for I intend to make you my beauty, when it grafted roses or a hriar. To confidant.

the reflection of hearea in a pead; and be Scand. How's this! T'attle making love to An- leaps at you is sunk. You are ali iute; a gelica !

of lovely spotless paper, when you were test bor Tat. But, madam, to throw away your person, but you are to be scrawled and blot be such a person, and such a fortune, on a madman ! goose's quill. I know you; for I loved a

Ang. I never loved him till he was mad; but and loved her so long, that I found out a son don't tell anybody so.

thing, I found out what a wamas u good love Tat. Tell,' madam! alas ! yon don't know me. Tat. Ay, prythee, what's that? I have much ado to tell your ladyship how long I Val. Why, to keep a secret. have been in love with you; but, encouraged by Tat. Ob, lord! the impossibility of Valentine's 'making any more Val. Oh! exceedingly good to keep a secs addresses to you, I have ventured to declare the though she should tell, yet she is not beliers very inmost passion of my heart. Oh! madam,

Tat. Ha! good again, faith. look upon us both. There you see the ruins of a Jer, I'll do't, sir. poor decayed creature ! Here, a complete lively Scand. Mr. Foresight, we bad best look: figure, with youth and health, and all his five senses He may grow outrageous, and do mische in perfection, madam; and to all this, the most For. I will be directed by you. (Es Fossa. passionate lover.

Jer. (To Mrs. PRAIL.) You'll meet, in Ang. Ob! fie for shame, hold your tongue. A take care everything shall be ready. passionate lover, and five senses in perfection! Mrs. F. Thou shalt do what thou ni; When you are as mad as Valentine, I'll believe you I will deny thee nothing. love me; and the maddest shall take me.

Tol. Madam, shall I wait upon you ? Val. It is enough. Ab! who's there?

(T. Asa Mrs. F. Oh, lord! her coming will spoil all. Ang. No; I'll stay with him. Mr. Sa

(TO JEREMY. protect me. Aunt, Mr. Tattle desires you Jer. No, no, madam; he won't know her; if he give him leave to wait upon you. should, I can persuade him.

Tat. Pox on't! there's no coming of Val. Scandal, who are these ? Foreigners? If has said that-Madam, will you do me the usa they are, I'll tell you what I think. Get away all Mrs. For. Mr. Tattle might have med en the company but Angelica, that I may discover my mony. design to her.

[Whispers. (Ereunt Mrs. Frail, Mrs. FORESIGE Scand. I will. I have discovered something of TATTLE. Tattle, that is of a piece with Mrs. Frail. He Scand. Jeremy, follow Tattle.

woman.

g. M. Scandal, I only stay till my maid Jer. Yes, madam; he bas intervals : but you see $, and because I have a mind to be rid of Mr. he begins to look wild again now.

Val. Why, you thick-sculled rascal, I tell you the and. Madam, I am very glad that I overkieard farce is done, and I'll be mad no longer, ter reason which you gave to Mr. Tattle; for

[Beats him. npertinence forced you to acknowledge a kind- Ang. Ha, ha, ha! is he mad or no, Jeremy?

for Valentine, which you denied to all his Jer. Partly, I think; for he does not know his rings and my solicitations. So, I'll leave him own mind two hours. I'm sure I left him just now ake use of the discovery; and your ladyship to in the humour to be mad; and I think I have not ree confession of your inclinations.

found him very quiet at the present. (Knocking ng. Oh! heavens, you won't leave me alone without.) Who's there ?

(Erit. a madman ?

Val. Ĝo see, you sot! I'm very glad that I can and. No, madam ; I only leave a madman to move your mirth, though not your compassion. emedy:

[Erit. Ang. I did not think you had apprehension ul. Madam, you need not be very much afraid, enough to be exceptious; but madmen shew themfancy I begin to come to myself.

selves most by over-pretending to a sound under9. Ay, but if I don't fit you, I'll be hanged. standing, as drunken men do by over-acting so

(Aside.. briety. I was half inclining to believe you, till I 11. You see what disguises love makes us put accidentally touched upon your tender part. But

Gods have been in counterfeited shapes for now you have restored me to my former opinion ame reason ; and the divine part of me, my and compassion. 1, has worn this masque of madness, and this

Re-enter JEREMY. ey livery, only as the slave of love and menial ture of your beauty.

Jer. Sir, your father has sent to know if you are ng. Mercy on me, how he talks ! Poor Valen. any better yet. Will you please to be mad, sir, or il. Nay, faith, now let us understand one and worth must pay for the confession of my senses.

Val

. Stupidity! you know the penalty of all I'm Ind; and let us think of leaving acting, and be I'm

mad, and will be mad, to everybody but this

lady. pelves; and since you have loved me, you must I have at length deserved you should confess it.

Jer. So; just the very reverse of truth. But iyvg. (Sighs.) I would I had loved you; for hearing is a figure in speech, that interlards the greatest knows, I pity you ; and, could I have foreseen part of my conversation. Madam, your ladyship's pad effects, I would have striven; but that's too

[Erit.

Enter JENNY. 1. What bad effects ? what's too late? My Ang. Well, have you been there? Come hither. aing madness has deceived my father, and pro- Jenny. Yes, madam; Sir Sampson will wait

me time to think of means to reconcile me to upon you presently. (Aside to ANGELICA. and preserve the right of my inheritance to Val. You are not leaving me in this uncertainty ? estate; which, otherwise, by articles, I must Ang. Would anything but a madman complain morning have resigned. And this I had in- of uncertainty? Uncertainty and expectation are ed you of to-day, but you were gone before I the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing; and you had been here.

the overtaking and possessing of a wish, discovers iny. How! I thought your love of me had the folly of the chase. Never let us know one ansed this transport in your soul; which, it seems, other better; for the pleasure of a masquerade is only counterfeited for mercenary ends and sor- done, when we come to shew our faces. But I'll interest.

tell you two things before I leave you; I am not al. Nay, now you do me wrong; for, if any the fool you take me for; and you are mad, and rest was considered, it was your's ; since I don't know it. (Eseunt ANGELICA and JENNY. ught I wanted more than love to make me wor

Re-enter JEREMY. Ang. Then you thought me mercenary; but how Val. From a riddle you can expect nothing but a

I deluded by this interval of sense, to reason riddle. There's my instruction, and the moral of b a madman !

my lesson. Val. Oh! 'tis barbarous to misunderstand me Jer. What, is the lady gone again, sir? I hope iger.

you understood one another before she went ? Enter JEREMY.

Val. Understood ! she is harder to be understood

than a piece of Egyptian antiquity, or an Irish Ang. Oh! here's a reasonable creature ; sure be manuscript; you may pore till you spoil your eyes, Il not have the impudence to persevere! Come, and not improve your knowledge. remy, acknowledge your trick, and confess your Jer. I have heard them say, sir, they read hard ster's madness counterfeit.

Hebrew books backwards. May be, you begin to Jer. Counterfeit, madam! I'll maintain him to be read at the wrong end.

absolutely and substantially mad as any free- Val. Yet, while she does not seem to bate me, I Ider in Bedlam. Nay, he's 'as mad as any pro- will pursue her, and know her, if it be possible, ctor, fanatic, chemist, lover, or poet, in Europe. in spite of the opinion of my satirical friend, who Val. Sirrad! you lie ; I'm not mad.

says, Ang. Ha, ha, ha! you see he denies it.

That women are like tricks by sleight of hand; Jer. Oh, lord! madam, did you ever know any Which, to admire, we should not understand. adman mad enough to own it?

(Eseunt. Val. Sot! can't you apprehend? Ang. Why, he talked very sensibly just non

of you.

eye, nor a fool in the eye of the wall

hard task. But, faith and troth, ya ACT V.

discreetly. I hate a wit; I had a

spoiled among them; a good bopeful SCENE I.-A Room in Foresight's House. learned to be a wit, and might have

state. But, a plague on't! his wit tua Enter ANGELICA and JENNI.

his money, and now his poverty has tan Ang. Where is Sir Sampson ? Did you not tell his wits. me he would be here before me?

Ang. Sir Sampson, as your friend. I Jenny. He's at the great glass in the dining- you, you are very much abused in the room, madam, setting his cravat and wig.

no more mad than you are. Ang. How! I'm glad on't. If he has a mind I Sir S. How, madam! would I could should like him, it's a sign he likes me; and that's Ang. I can tell you how that may be sa more than half my design.

it is a thing that would make me sma!! Jenny. I hear him, madam.

much concerned in your affair. Ang. Leave me; and, d'ye hear? if Valentine Sir S. Odsbud! I believe she likes : should come, or send, I am not to be spoken with. I had Peru in one hand, and Mer

(Exit Jenny. and the eastern empire onder sy

make me only a more glorious victian Enter Sir SAMPSON LEGEND.

at the shrine of your beauty. Sir S. I have not been honoured with the com- Ang., Bless me, Sir Sampson, what's mands of a fair lady a great while. Ods! madam,

Sir S. Od! madam, I love you; and i you have revived me- not since I was five and take my advice in a husband thirty

Ang. Hold, hold ! Sir Sampson, I Ang. Why, you have no great reason to com. advice for a husband, and you are gang plain, Sir Sampson ; that's not long ago.

consent. I was, indeed, thinking to Sir S. Zooks! but it is, madam; a very great thing like it in jest, to satisfy yo while to a man that admires a fine woman as much tine; for if a match were seemingly as I do.

tween you and me, it would oblage Ang. You're an absolute courtier, Sir Sampson. his disguise of madness, in appre con

Sir S. Not at all, madam. Odsbud! you wrong me; for, you know, he has loeg pursented me : I am not so old neither to be a bare courtier, for me. only a man of words. Come, come; let ine tell

Sir S. Gadzooks! a most ingen you, you women think a man old too soon; faith if we were to go through wits it be and troth, you do. Come, don't despise fifty; ods! the match only be seemingly carrad fifty, in a hale constitution, is no such contemptible it be a real contract.

Ang. Oh, fie! Sir Sampsan, shat Ang. Fifty a contemptible age! not at all: a

world very fashionable age, think; I assure you, I

Sir S. Say! They would say yus know very considerable beaux, that set a good face woman, and I a happy mas od! upon fifty... Fifty! I have seen fifty in a side-box, love you as long as I live, and leave you by candle-light, out-blossom five and twenty. jointure when I die.

Sir S. Outsides, outsides ! a pize take them, mere Ang. Ay, but that is set is geet pune, outsides. Hang your side-box beaux ; no, I'm none Sampson ; for when Valestise estene of those, none of your forced trees, that pretend to his senses, he must make over bis inbentase blossom in the fall, and bud when they should bring younger brother. forth fruit. I am of a long-lived race, and inherit Sir s. Od! you're cunning; a w vigour. None of my ancestors married till fifty; Faith and trotb, I like you the better. yet they begot sons and daughters till-fourscore. i rant yon, I have a proviso in the sky am of your patriarchs; I, a branch of one of your vour of myself. Body oʻme! I have at antediluvian families, fellows that the flood could the settlement upon the issue make a not wash away. Well, madam, what are your com- bodies begotten. "Odsbud! let as Eodem mands ? Has any young rogue affronted you, and I'll find an estate. shall I cut his throat; or

Ang. Will you! Well, do you sai Ang. No, Sir Sampson, I have no quarrel upon and leave the other to me. my hands ; I have more occasion for your conduct Sir S. Oh! rogue ! but I'll trust you than your courage at this time. To tell you the you consent? Is it a match, then ? truth, I'm weary of living single, and want a bus- Ang. Let me consult my lawyer ce band.

obligation ; and if I find what you prapore Sir S. Madam, you deserve a good husband ; and cable, I'll give you my answer. 'twere pity you should be thrown away upon any of Sir S. With all my heart. Come is why these young idle rogues about the town. Ód! ru lend you the bond Odso! here's > there's ne'er a young fellow worth hanging ; that is, coming. a very young fellow. Ang. Therefore, I ask your advice, Sir Sampson.

Enter TATILE and JERDI. I have fortune enough to make any man easy that Tat. Is not that she gone out just se I can like; if there were such a thing as a young Jer. Ay, sir, she's just going to the pa agreeable man, with a reasonable stock of good pointment. nature and sense; for I would neither have an absolute wit, nor a fool.

Tat. Egad! thou art a pretty fellos Sir S. Od! you are hard to please, madam: to

you are secret in your nature; private find a young fellow that is neither a wit in bis own! I'm

as secret as the head of Nilus
Jer, Oh! sir, for that, sir, 'tis by

age!

say?

Prs.

. Ay! who's he, though ? A privy councillor ? | Tai, Psba! but I tell you, you would not. You . Oh! ignorance ! Aside.) A cunning Egyp- forget you are a woman, and don't know your own sir, that with his arms could overrun the mind. ry, yet nobody could ever find out his head. Miss P. But here's my father, and he knows my

mind. 1. Close dog! a rare fellow amongst the

Enter FORESIGHT. yes, I warrant him. The time draws nigh, For. Oh! Mr. Tattle, your servant; you are a ry; Angelica will be veiled like a nun, and I close man; but, methinks, your love to my daughbe hooded like a friar, eh, Jeremy?

ter was a secret I might have been trusted with ; or Ay, sir ; hooded like a hawk, to seize at first had you a mind to try if I could discover it by my upon the quarry. It is the whim of my mas- art? Hum, ha! I think there is something in your madness to be so dressed; and she is so in physiognomy that has a resemblance of her; and vith him, she'll comply with anything to please the girl is like me.

Poor lady! I'm sure she'll have reason to Tat. And so you would in fer, that you and I are for me, when she finds what a happy change alike. What does the old prig mean? I'll banter as made, between a madman and so accom- him, and laugh at him, and leave him. (Aside. I d a gentleman.

fancy you have a wrong notion of faces. 1. Ay, faith, so she will, Jeremy: you're a For. How? what? a wrong notion! How so? friend to her, poor creature! I swear I do it Tat. In the way of art, I have some taking y so much in consideration of myself, as com- features, not obvious to vulgar eyes, that are indiin to her.

cative of a sudden turn of good fortune in the lot. · "Tis an act of charity, sir, to save a fine wo-tery of wives; and promise a great beauty and great with sixty thousand pounds, from throwing her fortune, reserved alone for me, by a private intriguc way.

of destiny, kept secret from the piercing eye of 1. so 'tis, faith! I might have saved several perspecuity, from all astrologers, and the stars s in my time; but, egad! I could never find themselves. i heart to marry anybody before.

For. How? I will make it appear that what you · Well, sir, I'll go and tell her my master's say is impossible. g; and meet you in half a quarter of an hour, Tat. Sir, I beg your pardon, I am in hasteyour disguise, at your own lodgings. You For. For what? talk a little madly; she won't distinguish the Tat. To be married, sir-married ! of your voice.

For. Ay, but pray take me along with you, sir. i. No, no; let me alone for a counterfeit. I'll Tat. No, sir; it is to be done privately; I never ady for you.

(Exit JEREMY. make confidants.

For. Well; but my consent, I mean. You won't Enter Miss PRUE.

marry my daughter without my consent? 'P. Oh! Mr. Tattle, are you here? I am Tal. Who, I, sir? I am an absolute stranger to I have found you. I have been looking up and you and your daughter, sir. for you like anything, till I am as tired as For. Heyday! What time of the moon is this? ring in the world.

Tat. Very true, sir; and desire to continue so. t. Oh! plague; how shall I get rid of this I have no more love for your daughter, than I have h girl?

(Aside. likeness of you: and I have a secret in my heart, 'P. Oh! I have pure news, I can tell you which you would be glad to know, and sha'n't know; news; I must not marry the seaman now, my and yet you shall know it, too, and be sorry for it t says so. Why won't you be my husband afterwards. I'd have you know, sir, that I am as say you love me, and you won't be my bus knowing as the stars, and as secret as the night. ; and I know you may be my husband now, if And I'm going to be married just now, yet did not please.

know of it half an hour ago, and the lady stays for it. Oh! fie, miss! Who told you so, child ? me, and does not know of it yet. There's a mystery is P. Why, my father; I told him that you for you! I know you love to untie difficulties. Or,

if you can't solve this, stay here a quarter of an 18. Oh! fie, miss! Why did you do so ? and hour, and I'll come and explain it to you. (Erit. told you so, child ?

Miss P. Oh! father, why will you let him go ? iss P. Who! why you did, did not you ? Won't you make him to be my husband ? H. Oh! plague! that was yesterday, miss; that For. Mercy on us! what do these lunacies por

great while ago, child. I have been asleep tend? Alas! he's mad, child, stark wild! ; slept a whole night, and did not so much as Miss P. What, and must not I have e'er a husin of the matter.

band, then? What, must I go to bed to nurse again, in P. Psha! Oh! but I dreamt that it was so, and be a child as long as she's an old womau ? In

deed, but I won't. For, now my mind is set upon it . Ay, but your father will tell you, that dreams a man, I will have a man some way or other.

by contraries, child. Oh, fie! what, we must For. Oh! fearful! I think the girl's influenced, love one another now. Psha! that would be a too. Hussy! you shall have a rod. sh thing, indeed. Fie, fie! you're a woman Miss P. & fiddle of a rod! I'll have a husband; and must think of a new man every morniag, and if you won't get me one, I'll get one for myself

. forget him every night. No, no; to marry is I'll marry, our Robin, the butler; he says he loves ; a child again, and play with the same raille me: and he's a handsome man, and shall be my ys. Oh, fie ! marrying is a paw thing. busband: I warrant he'll be my husband, and thank la P. Well, but don't you love me as well as me, too; for be told me so. did last night, then ?

Enter Nursc. 1. No, no, child; you would not have me. For. Did he so? I'll despatch him for it from the in P. Noi Yes, but I would, though. sently! Rogue! Oh! Nurse, come hither.

I me.

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