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THE

MODERN THEATRE;

A COLLECTION OF

SUCCESSFUL MODERN PLAYS,

AS ACTED AT

THE THEATRES ROYAL, LONDON.

PRINTED FROM THE PROMPT BOOKS UNDER THE AU-
THORITY OF THE MANAGERS.

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PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1811.

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I'LL TELL YOU WHAT.

ACT THE FIRST.

SCENE 1.

A Room at SIR GEORGE EUSTON'S.

Enter MR. EUSTON, followed by SIR GEORGE.

Sir Geo. But, my dear uncle, why in such a passion?

Mr Eus. I can't help it-I am out of all patience! Did not I leave you one of the happiest men in the world?

Sir Geo. Well, and so you find me, Sir.

Mr Eus. 'Tis false-you are not happy-you can't be happy; 'tis false-and you shan't be happy. Sir Geo. If you are resolved to make me otherwise, Sir

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