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Miss L. And would send me for a venture Enter Colonel in a Quaker's Habil. perhaps.

Obud. Friend Pure thou art welcome: how Trade. One that will dress you in all the is it with friend Holdfast, and all friends in pride of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America Bristol? Timothy Littleworth, John Slender- Dutch merchant, my girl.

brain, and Christopher Keepfaith? Sir P. A Dutchman! ha, ha! there's a hus- Col. E. A goodly company! [Aside] They band for a fine lady.-Ya frow, will you meet are all in health, I thank thee for them. myn slapen – ba, ha! he'll learn you to talk

Obad. Friend Holdfast writes me word, that the language of the bogs, madam, ba, ha!

thou camest lately from Pennsylvania : how do Trade. He'll teach you that one merchant all friends there? is of more service to a nation than fifty cox

Col. F. What the devil shall I say? I know combs, Tis the merchant makes the belle.- just as much of Pennsylvania as I do of BrisHow would the ladies sparkle in the box, with-tol.

[ Aside. out the merchant? The Indian diamond! The

Obad. Do they thrive? Freuch brocade! The Italian fan! The Flan

Col. F Yea, friend, the blessing of their ders lace! The fine Dutch holland! How would

good works fall

upon

them. ther rent their scandal over their tea-tables? And where would your beaux "have Cham

Enter Mrs. PRIM and Miss Lovely. pagne lo toast their mistresses, were it not for the mercbant.

Obad, Sarah, know our friend Pure. bad. Verily, neighbour Tradelove, thou Mrs. P. Thou art welcome. (He salutes her. dost waste thy breath about nothing-All that Col. F. Here comes the sum of all my wishes. thou hast said tendeth only to debauch youth, -How charming she appears even in that disand fill their heads with the pride and luxury guise !

[ Aside. of this world. The merchant is a very great Obad. Why dost thou consider the maiden friend to satan, and sendeth as many to his so attentively, friend. dominions as the pope.

Col. F. I will tell thee: About four days ago Per. Right; I say knowledge makes the man. I saw a vision – This very maiden, but in vain Obad, Yea, but not thy kind of knowledge attire, standing on a precipice, and heard a - it is the knowledge of truth - Search thou voice which called me by my name and bid for the light within, and not for baubles, friend. me put forth my hand and save her from the

Miss L. Ah, study your country's good, Mr. pit.—I did so, and methought the damsel grew Periwinkle

, and not her insects.-Rid of unto my side. your borebred monsters, before you

fetch
any

Mrs.P. What can that portend? from abroad. - I dare swear you have mag.

Obad. The damsel's conversion-I am pergols enough in your own brain to stock all suaded. the virtuosos in Europe with butterflies. Miss L. That's false, I'm sure- Aside. Sir P. By my soul, miss Nancy's a wit.

Obad. Wilt thou use the means, friend Pure? Olad. That is more than she can say of Coh F. Means! What means? Is she not thee, friend. - Lookye, 'tis in vain to talk, when thy daughter, already one of the faithful ? I meet a man worthy of her, she shall have Mrs. P. No, alas! she's one of the ungodly. by leare to marry him.

Obad. Pray' thee mind what this good man Niss L. Provided he be of the faithful-Was will say unto thee: he will teach thee the there ever such a swarm of caterpillars to blast way thou shouldst walk, Anne. lit hopes of a woman! [Aside Know this, Miss L. I know my way without his inthat you contend in vain: I'll have no hus-struction: I hop'd to have been quiet when once baad of your choosing, nor shall you lord it I had put on your odious formality here. eter me long. I'll try the power of an Eng,

Col. F. Then thou wearest it out of comlish senate – Orphans bave been redressed and pulsion, not choice, friend? wills set aside - and none did ever deserve Miss L. Thou art in the right of it, friendtheir pity more.-0 Feignwell! where are thy Mrs. P. Art thou not ashamed to mimic the promises to free me from those yermin? Alas! good man? Ah! thou stubborn girl. the task was more difficult than be imagined! Col. F. Mind her not; she hurteth not me A harder lask than what the poets tell

-If thou wilt leave her alone with me, I will the fair Andromeda befell; discuss some few points with her, that may Ske but one monster fear’d, I've four to fear, perchance soften her stubbornness, and melt And see no Perseus, no deliv'rer near. her into compliance.

[Exit. Obad. Content: I pray thee put it home to

her.- Come, Sarah, let us leave the good man

with her. Enter Servant.

Miss. L. [Catching hold of Prim; he breaks Sero

. [Whispers to Obad.] The woman loose; exeunt Obad. and Mrs. P.] What, mad.

do you mean to leave me with this old enSir P. So are you all, in my opinion. [Exit

. thusiastical canter? Don't think because I comServ. One Simon Pure inquireth for thee. plied with your formality, to impose your ri

[E.cit. diculous doctrine upon me. Obad. Friend Tradelove, business requireth Col. F. I pray thee, young woman, mode

rate thy passion. Trade. Oh, I shan't trouble you-Pox take Miss L. I pray thee walk after thy leader, ham for an unmannerly dog, However, I bave you will but lose your labour upon me. -berpe my word with my Butchman, and I'll These wretches will certainly make me mad!

Col. F., I am of another opinion! the spirit

fore, ,

ar presence:

introduce him too for all you.

telleth me 'I shall convert thee, Anne.

Enter SERVANT.
Miss L. 'Tis a lying spirit, don't believe it. Serv. There is another Simon Pure, inqui-

Col. F. Say'st thou so ?' Why then thou shalt reth for thee, master. ' convert me, my angel.

Col. F. The devil there is.

Aside. [Catching her in his arms. Obad. Another Simon Pure! I do not know Miss L. [Shrieks] Ab! monster, hold off, him, is he any relation of thine ? or I'll tear thy eyes out.

Col. F. No, friend, I know him not.-Pos Col. F. Hush !' for heaven's sake-dost thou take him: I. wish he were in Pennsylvania not know me? I am Feignwell.

again, with all my soul.

(Aside. Miss L. Feignwell.

Miss. L. What shall I do?

Obad. Bring him up.
Re-enter OBADIAH PRIM.

Col. F. Humph! then one of us must go Oh, I'm undone! Prim here-I wish with all down, that's certain-Now impudence assist me. my soul I had been dumb. 'Obad. What is the matter? Why didst

Enter Simon PURE. thou sbriek out, Anne?

Obad. What is thy will with me, friend? Miss. L. Sbriek out! I'll shriek and sbriek Simon. Didst thou not receive a letter from again, cry murder, thieves, or any thing, to Aminadab Holdfast of Bristol, concerning one drown the noise of that eternal 'babbler, if Simon Pure ? you leave me with him any longer.

Obad. Yea, and Simon Pure is already here, Obad: Was that all? Fie, fie, Anne. friend.

Col. F. No matter, I'll bring down her Col. F. And Simon Pure will stay here, stomach, I'll warrant thell-Leave us, I pray thee? friend, if it be possible.

(Aside. Obad. Fare thee well. Verily, I was afraid Simon. That's an untruth, for I am he. the flesh had got the better of the spirit. (Exit. Col. F. Take thou heed, friend, what thou Col. F. My charming lovely woman! dost

say:

I do affirm that I am Simon Pure. [Embraces her. Simon. Thy name may be Pure, friend, Miss L. What meanest thou by this disguise, but not that Pure. Feignwell?

Col. F. Yea, that Pure which my good Col. F. To set thee free, if thou wilt per- friend, Aminadab Holdfast, wrote to my friend form thy promise.

Prim about: the same Simon Pure that came Miss L. Make me mistress of my fortune, from Pennsylvania, and sojourned in Bristol and make thy own conditions.

eleven days: thou wouldst not take my name Col. F. This night shall answer all my wishes. from me, wouldst thou?-till I have done -See here I bave the consent of three of thy with it.

Aside. guardians already, and doubt not but Prim Simon. Thy name! I am astonished! will make the fourth. [Obadiah listening. Col. F. At what? at thy own assurance?

Obad. I would gladly bear what arguments [Going up to him, Simon Pure starls back. the good man useth to bend her. [Aside. Simon. Avaunt, satan, approach me not:

Miss. L. Thy words give me new life, me- I defy thee, and all thy works. thinks.

Miss. L. Oh, he'll out-cant him.-Undone, Obad. What do I hear?

undone for ever.

[ Aside. Miss. L. Thou best of men, heaven meant Col. F. Hark thee, friend, thy sham will to bless me sure, wben I first saw thee. not take-Don't exert thy voice, thou art too

Obad. He bath mollified her-O wonderful well acquainted with satan to start at him, conversion!

thou wicked reprobate-What can thy design Col. F. [Softly] Ha! Prim listening.–No be here? more, my love, we are observed: seem to be edified, and give 'em hopes that thou wilt Enter a Servant who gives Prin a Letter. turn quaker, and leave the rest to me. [Aloud. Obad. One of these must be a counterfeit, I am glad to find that thou art touched with but which I cannot say. what I said unto thee, Anne; another time I Col. F. What can that letter be? [Aside will explain the other article unto thee: in Simon. Thou must be the devil, friend, the mean while be thou dutiful to our friend that's certain; for no human power can speak Prim.

so great a falsehood. Miss. L. I shall obey thee in every thing. Öbad. This letter say eth that thou art better

[Obadiah comes forward. acquainted with that prince of darkness, than Obad. Oh, what a prodigious change is here!

any

here-Read that, I pray thee, Simon. Thou hast wrought a miracle, friend! Anne,

[Gives it to the Colonel how dost thou like the doctrine he hath Col. F. 'Tis Freeman's hand.-[Reads] preached?

There is a design formed to rob your Miss. L. So well, that I could talk to him house this night, and cut your throat; and for ever, methinks-1 am ashamed of my for- for that purpose there is a man disguised mer folly, and ask your pardon.

like a quaker, who is to pass for one Si. Col. F. Enough, enough, that thou art sorry: mon Pure: the gang, whereof I am one he is no pope, Anne.

though now resolved to

rob no more, ha Obad. True, I am no pope, Anne. Verily, been at Bristol: one of them came in th thou dost rejoice me exceedingly, friend: will coach with the quaker, whose name he hati it please thee to walk into the next room, and taken; und from what he hath gathere refresh thyself?-Come, take the maiden by from him, formed that design, and did n the hand.

doubt but he should impose so far up Col. F. We will follow thee.

you as to make you turn out the real s.

ones,

mon Pure, and keep him with you. Make meaneth this struggling within me? I feel the the right use of this. Adieu.-Excellent well! spirit resisteth the vanities of this world, but

[Aside. the flesh is rebellious, yea, the flesh—1 greatly Obad. Dost thou hear this?

fear the flesh and the weakness thereof[To Simon Pure. hum-) Simon. Yea, but it moreth me not: that Obad. The maid is inspir'd. [Aside] Prodoubtless is the impostor.

digious! The damsel is filled with the spirit (Pointing at the Colonel. -Sarah. Cal. F. Ab! thou wicked one-now I consider thy face, I remember thou didst come

Enter Mrs. PRIM. up in the leathern conveniency with me, Mrs. P. I am greatly rejoiced to see such tbou hadst a black bob-wig on, and a brown a change in our beloved Anne. I came to camblet coat with brass buttons Canst thou tell thee that supper stayeth for thee. deny it , ba?

Col. F. I am not disposed for thy food; Simon. Yes, I can, and with a safe con- my spirit longeth for more delicious meat! science too, friend.

fain would l redeem this maiden from the Obad. Verily, friend, thou art the most tribe of sinners, and break those cords asunimpudent villain I ever saw.

der wherewith she is bound-humViss L. Nay, then, I'll have a fling at him. Miss L. Something whispers in my ears, [Aside] I remember the face of this fellow methinks— that I must be subject to the will at Bath-Ay, this is he that pick'd my lady of this good man, and from him only, must Raffle's pocket in the grove-Don't you re- hope for consolation-hum-It also telleth me member ibat the mob pump'd 1) you, friend ? that I am a chosen vessel to raise up seed -This is the most notorious rogue

to the faithful, and that thou must consent Simon. What does provoke thee to seek my that we two be one flesh according to the life? Thou wilt not' hang me, wilt thou, word—bumwrongfully?

Obad. What a revelation is here! This is Obad. She will do thee no hurt, por thou certainly, part of thy vision, friend; this is shale do me none; therefore get thee about the maiden's growing unto thy side: 'ah! with tby business, friend, and leave thy wicked what willingness should I give thee my concourse of life, or thou mayst not come off so sent, could I give thee her fortune too-but favourably every where. Simon, I pray thee, thou wilt never get the consent of the wicked put bim forth.

Col F. Go, friend, I would advise thee, Col. F. I wish I was sure of yours. [Aside, and tempt thy fate no more.

Obad. Thy soul rejoiceth, yea, rejoiceth, I Simen

. Yes, I will go; but it shall be to say, to find the spirit within thee; for lo, it tby confusion; I shall clear myself; I will moveth thee with natural agitation-yea, with return with some proofs that shall convince natural agitation towards this good man-yea, thee , Obadiah, that thou art highly imposed on. it stirreth, as one may say--yea, verily I say,

[Exit. it stirreth up thy. inclination--yea, as Col. F. Then there will be no staying for would stir a pudding. me, that's certain-what the devil shall I do? Ali. Hum!

[Aside.. Miss L. I see, I see! the spirit guiding of Obad. What monstrous works of iniquity thy hand, good Obadiah Prim, and now beare there in this world, Simon?

hold thou art signing, thy consent--and now Col F. Yea, the age is full of vice—'Sdeath, I see myself within thy arms, my friend and I am so confounded I know not what to say. brother, yea, I am become bone of thy bone,

[Aside. and flesh of thy flesh. [Embracing him Obad. Thou art disorder'd, friend,-art thou HumBot well?

Mrs. P. The spirit hath greatly moved them Col. F. My spirit is greatly troubled, and both-friend Prim, thou must consent; there's something telleth me, that though I have no resisting of the spirit! wfought a good work in converting this maiden, Obad. Fetch me the pen and ink, Sarahthis tender maiden, yet my labour will be and my hand shall confess its obedience to na van: for tbe evil spirit fighteth against her: the spirit.

[Erit Mrs. Prim. I see with the eye of my in

Col. F. I wish it were over. wad man, that satan will re-buffet her again; Re-enter Mrs. Prim, with Pen and Ink. benetar I withdraw myself from her; and she sil, yea, this very damsel will return

Miss L. I tremble lest this quaking rogue again to that abomination from whence I have should return, and spoil all

. Aside. retrier'd her, as it were, yea, as if it were

Obad. Here, friend, do thou write what out of the jaws of the fiend.

the spirit prompteth,, and I will sign it. Miss L. Í must second him. (Aside] What

[Col. L. sits down. 1) ång gentleman or other found with his hand in his

Col. F. [Reads] This is to certify all neighbour's pocket, or with any thing that he has taken 1) This hum is intended to express the long sigh, or li on the said acighbour's pocket, with an intent to rather groan, that is performed by the Qunkers, at the sleel, in forth with laken to the nearest rump, and held end of a speech to which the spirit has moved them. with his head below the cold stream, which is pumped The actor makes this irresistibly comic on the stage, upan hin, without intermission, till he, the said pick- by clasping his lands, sticking his elbows close to his paket is half drowned. Then all the boys of the parish side, his feet close-joined and completely straighi, head essemble together and hunt the poor wreich all through and eyes raised towards the ceiling, and then, in this the streets, Will he can find some hole lo hide himself. position, raises himself on his toes at the beginning of The English, as in the time of Richard I. seem to like The word hu-and enforces the emphasis by degrees 15 late the law into their own hands, witness the fre- coming down again on his heels at the full point-m quent bexing-matebes in the street.

bis thumbs lwiling rapidly in tho mean time.

one

and I

see, yea

whom it may concern, that I do freely Trude. Harkye, miss Lovely, one word with give all my right and title in Anne Lovely, you.

[Takes hold of her Hand. to Simon Pure, and my full consent that Col. F. This maiden is my wife, thanks to my she shall become his wife according to the friend Prim, and thou hast no business with form of marriage. Witness my hand. her.

[Takes her from him. Obad. That's enough-give me the pen. Trade. His wife! bärkye, Mr. Freeman.

[Signs it.

Per. Why you have made a very fine piece

of work of it, Mr. Prim. Enter Betty, running to Miss LOVELY.

Sir P. Married to a quaker! thou art a fine Betty. Oh! madam, madam, here's the fellow to be left guardian to an orphan truly quaking man again: he has brought a coach--there's a husband for a young lady! man, and two or three more.

Col. F. When I have put on my beau Miss L. Ruin'd past redemption! clothes, sir Philip, you'll like me belter

[ Aside to the Colonel. Sir P. Thou will make a very scurvy beau Col. F. No, no; one minute sooner had --friendspoild all; but now—here's company coming,

Col. F. I believe I can prove it under your friend, give me the paper.

hand that you thought me a very fine gen[Going to Prim hastily. tleman in the Park t'other day, about thirty-sis Obad. Here it is, Simon; and I wish thee minutes after eleven; will you take a pinch, happy with the maiden.

sir Philip ?-One of the finest snuff-boses you Miss L. 'Tis done; and now,devil,do thy worst. ever saw.

[Offers hin snuff:

Sir P. Ha, ha, ha! I am overjoyed, 'faith i Enter Simon PURE, Coachman, and others. am, if thou be'st the gentleman-1 own I did

Simon. Look thee, friend, I have brought give my consent to the gentleman I brought these people to satisfy thee that I am not that here to-day—but whether this is he I can't be impostor which thou didst take me for: this positive. is the man that did drive the leathern con- Obad. Canst thou not!- Now I think thou veniency, and brought me from Bristol—and art a fine fellow to be left guardian to an orthis is

phan.-Thou shallow-brain'd shuttlecock, he may Col. F. Lookye, friend, to save the court be a pickpocket for aught thou dost know. the trouble of examining witnesses— I plead Per. You would have been two rare fellows guilty, ba, ha!

to have been entrusted with the sole manageObad. How's this? Is not thy name Pure then? ment of her fortune, would ye not, think ye? Col. F. No, really, sir; I only made bold But Mr. Tradelove and myself shall take care with this gentleman's name—but here I give of her portion it up safe and sound: it has done the business Trade. Ay, ay, so we will —Didn't you tell I had occasion for, and now I intend to wear me the Duich merchant desired me to meet my own, which shall be at his service upon him here, Mr. Freeman? the same occasion at any time. -Ha, ha, ha! Free. I did so, and l-am sure he will be Simon. Oh! the wickedness of the age! here, if you'll have a little patience.

[Exit Coachman, etc. Cót. É. What, is Mr. Tradelove impatient? Obad. I am struck dumb with thy impu- Nay, then, ib ben gereet voor your, he be, dence, Anne; thou hast deceiv'd me—and per- Jan Van Timtamtirelereleita Heer Vao Feignchance undone thyself.

well, vergeeten! Mrs. P. Thou art a dissembling baggage,

and Trade. Oh! pox of the name! what hare shame will overtake thee.

(Exit

. you trick'd me too, Mr. Freeman ? Simon. I am grieved to see thy wife so much Col. F. Trick'd, Mr. Tradelove! did not 1 troubled: I will follow and console her. [Exit. give you two thousand pounds for your con

sent fairly? And now do you tell a gentleman Enter Servant.

he has trick'd you? Sero. Thy brother guardians inquire for thee: Per. So, so, you are a pretty guardian, here is another man with them.

'faith, to sell your charge: what, did you look Miss L. Who can that other man be? upon her as part of your stock?

[To Col. E Obad. Ha, ha, ha! I am glad thy knavery is Col. F. Tis Freeman, a friend of mine, whom found out, however-I confess the maiden overI ordered to bring the rest of the guardians here. rea ed me, and I had no sinister end at alt.

Per. Ay, ay, one thing or other over-reached Enter Sır Philip Modelove, TradeLove, you all, but I'll take care be shall never finPERIWINKLE, and FREEMAN.

ger a penny of her money, I warrant youFree. Is all sase? Did my letler do you ser-over-reachd, gnotha! Why I might have been vice? [ Aside to the Colonel

. over-reach'd too, if I had no more wit: I don's Col F. All, all's safe! ample service. [Aside. know but this very fellow may be him that Sir P. Miss Nancy, how dost do, child? was directed to me from Grand Cairo t'other

Miss L. Don't call me miss, friend Philip; day. Ha, ha, ha! my name is Anne, thou knowest.

Col. F. The very same. Sir P. What, is the giil metamorphos’d? Per. Are you so, sir? but your trick woul

Miss L. I wish thou wert so metamorphos'd. not pass upon me. Ah! Philip, throw off that gaudy attire, and Col. F. No, as you say, at that time it die wear the clothes becoming thy age. not, that was not my lucky hour-but, harky

Obad. I am ashamed to see these men. [ Aside. sir, I nuust let you into one secret-you ma
Sir P. My age!, the woman is possess'd. keep bonest John Tradescant's coat on,
Col. F. No, thou art possess'd rather, friend. your uncle, sir Toby Periwinkle, is not des

fo

-so the charge of mourning will be saved, dam, who understands dress and good breedba, ha, ha!-Don't you remember Mr. Pillage, ing.-1 was resolved she should have one of your uncle's steward? Ha, ha, ha!

my choosing. Per. Not dead! I begin lo fear Iam trick'd too. Trade. Å beau! nay, then, she is finely

001. E. Don't you remember the signing of help'd up. a lease, Mr. Periwinkle ?

Miss L. Why beaus are great encouragers Per. Well, and what signifies that lease, if of trade, sir, ba, ha, ha! my uncle is not dead?--Ha! I am sure it was Col. F. Lookye, gentlemen-I am the pera lease 1 signed.

son who can give the best account of myself; Col. F. Ay, but it was a lease for life, sir, and I must beg, sir Philip's pardon, when I and of this beautiful tenement, I'thank you. tell him, that I have as much-aversion to what

[Taking hold of Miss Lovely. he calls dress and breeding, as I have to the Omnes. Ila, ha, ha! Neighbour's fare. enemies of my religion. I have had the hoFree. So then, I find, you are all trick’d, ha, ha! nour to serve his majesty, and headed a regi

Per. I am certain 1 read as plain a lease ment of the bravest fellows that ever push'd as ever I read in my life.

bayonet in the throat of a Frenchman; and Col. E lou read a lease I grant you; but notwithstandiyg the fortune this lady brings jou sign d this contract. [Showing a Paper. me, whenever my country wants my aid, this

Per. How durst you put this trick upon sword and arm are at her service. me, Mr. Freeman? Didn't you tell me my And now, my fair, iftbou'lt but deign to smile, unde was dying?

I meet a recompense for all my toil: Free. And would tell you twice as much Love and religion ne'er admit restraint, to serve my friend, ba, hal

And force makes many sinners, not one saint; Sir. P. V bal, tbe learned and famous Mr. Pe- Still free as air the active mind does rove, riwinkle chous'd too! -Ha, ha, ha!- I shall die And searches proper objects for its love; with laughing, ba, ha, ha!

But that once fix'd, 'tis past the power of art Trade. Vell, since you have out-wilted us To chase the dear idea from the heart: all, pray you what and who are you, sir ? 'Tis liberty of choice that sweetens life,

Sir P. Sir, the gentleman is a fine gentle- Makes the glad husband, and the happy wife. an. - I am glad you have got a person, ma

(Exeunt.

THE BUSY BODY,

SETID a4 the Theatre Royal in Drurylane 1709. At the rehearsal of it, Mr. Wilks had so mean on opinion of *** George Airy) that one morning in a passion be threw it off the stage into the pit, and swore that nobody

Pin bear sach stull. The poor frighted poetess (Mrs. Centlivre) begged him with tears to take it up again, which

usteringly: and about the latter end of April the play was acted for the first time. There had been scarcely any Hii nimeed of it in the town before it came out; but those who had heard of it, were told it was a silly thing *** • *vmas; that the players had no opinion of ii, etc. and on the first day there was a very poor house, scarce

I nder these circumstances it cannot be supposed that the play appeared to much advantage; the audience ** 69e there for want of anotiver place to go to; but withont any expectation of being much diverted. They r jawring at tbe beginning of it, but were agreeably surprised, more and more every act, till at last the house rung *. znch applause as was possible to he given by so ibin an audience. The next day there was a

better house, be u.ird crowded for the benefit of the author, and so it continued till the thirteenth. To do justice to the allat mast be confessed, ibat although the langnage of it is very indifferent, and the plot mingled with some im

yet the amusing sprightliness of business, and the patural impertinence in the characier of Marplot, make Brable amends for the above-mentioned deficiencies, and render it even to this hour an entertaining performauce.

de sese of Sir George with Miranda, and the history of the garden gate, are both borrowed from Ben Jon

ered Of The Deril, an Ass. This play was dedicated to Lord Somers. Sir Richard Steele, speaking of it, ****, * The play and the incidents are laid with that subtility of spirit which is peculiar to females of wit, and is very

- performed by those of the other sex, in whom craft in love is an aci of intestiun, and not, as with women. met of saime and costinci."

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ACT ).

Sir G. There are some men, Charles, whom SCENE I.--The Park.

fortune bas left free from inquietudes, who

are diligently studious to• find out ways and inter Sir GEORGE Airy, mecling Charles means to make themselves uneasy.

Charles. Ha! sir George Airy a birding Charles. Is it possible that any thing in nabus early! What forbidden game rous'd you ture can ruffle the temper of a man whom - *»? for no lawful occasion could invite the four seasons of the year compliment with

forts of your ligure abroad at such un- as many thousand pounds; nay, and a father Birmiable bours ?).

at rest with his ancestors ? Tigeple of fashion in London, in order 10 avoid iuto night; so that noon with them is generally early ******ant, mixing with persons of any other rank in the morning, and in their calculation of time, the ****: qui, un the night into day, and the day words alternoon and night are entirely lest out

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