Alexander's Modern Acting Drama: Consisting of the Most Popular Plays Produced at the Philadelphia Theatres and Elsewhere, Volume 7

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Carey & Hart, 1835
 

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Pagina 55 - Oft she rejects, but never once offends. Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike, And, like the sun, they shine on all alike. Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride, Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide: If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.
Pagina 54 - Favours to none, to all she smiles extends ; Oft she rejects, but never once offends. Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike, And, like the sun, they shine on all alike.
Pagina 90 - I boldly refused to perjure myself; and told him, on the contrary, I was satisfied he had fleeced Sir John of several large sums, under pretence of charitable uses, which he secretly converted to his own. — This stung him — and he fastened at my throat. Then, indeed, all temper left mo ; and, disengaging myself from his hold, with a home-blow I struck him down.
Pagina 90 - He said, his dťpendance was upon me ; and at all events , I must be ready to swear, when he called upon me, I had seen him pay sir John several large sums of money. He talked confusedly about giving value for an estate ; but I boldly refused to perjure myself; and told him, on the contrary, I was satisfied he had fleeced sir John of several large sums, under pretence of charitable uses, which he secretly converted to his own. — This stung him, and he fastened at my throat. Then, indeed, all temper...
Pagina 74 - And yet, if you would hear how the neighbours reviles my wife — saying, as how she sets no store by me, because we have words now and then ; but as I says, if such was the case, would ever...
Pagina 83 - Darnley was neither founded upon modesty, friendship, good nature, nor conscience ; or in short that he has, like a villain, bartered, bargained to give me to Mr. Darnley, for half the four thousand pounds you valued his consent at; I say, sir, suppose this could be proved, where would be bis virtue then ? Sir.
Pagina 75 - But I think I hear the doctor coming up stairs. My dear girl, at any rate keep your temper. I shall expect you in my dressing-room, to tell me the particulars of your conduct. [Exit.
Pagina 66 - I am sorry any body else has seen it ; but I must own, his behaviour to me of late, both in private and before company, has been something warmer than I thought became him. Col L. How are these opposites to be reconciled ? Can the rascal have the assurance to think both points are to be carried ? Charl.
Pagina 50 - I tell you what, son, as I have told you more than once, you will draw some heavy judgment on your head one day or other. Col.
Pagina 73 - Till I went after him I was little better than the devil ; my conscience was tanned with sin like a piece of neat's leather, and had no more feeling than the sole of my shoe; always a roving after fantastical delights ; I used to go every Sunday evening to the Three Hats at Islington ; it's a public-house ; mayhap your ladyship may know it. I was a great lover of skittles too, but now I can't bear them.

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