The Dramatick Works of George Colman ...: The jealous wife. The clandestine marriage

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T. Becket, 1777
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Page 197 - Ay, or a bowl of punch, or a can of flip, Mr. Sterling! for it looks like a cabin in the air. If flying chairs were in use, the captain might make a voyage to the Indies in it still, if he had but a fair wind.
Page 65 - ... think it absolutely necessary, merely to save appearances, that you should wait on her father, palliate matters as well as you can, and make a formal repetition of your proposal of marriage. LORD T: Your ladyship is perfectly in the right.
Page 159 - Me reveal it ! — if I say a word, I wish I may be burned. I would not do you any harm for the world.
Page 25 - Manage it! ay, to be sure, you're a rare manager! It is dangerous, they say, to meddle between man and wife. I am no great favourite of Mrs. Oakly's already; and in a week's time I expect to have the door shut in my teeth.
Page 163 - Heidelberg's, notions of the splendour of high life; her contempt for every thing that does not relish of what she calls quality ; and that from the vast fortune in her hands, by her late husband, she absolutely governs Mr.
Page 177 - I cannot be persuaded but that Sir John is an extremely cold lover. Such distant civility, grave looks, and lukewarm professions of esteem for me and the whole family ! I have heard of flames and darts, but Sir John's is a passion...
Page 73 - So much, madam! Only judge for yourself. Though she had been so indiscreet, not to say indecent in her conduct, as to elope from her father, I was in hopes to have hushed up that matter, for the honour of our family.
Page 175 - You ? — You're above pity. — You would not change conditions with me — you're over head and ears in love, you know. — Nay, for that matter, if Mr. Lovewell and you come together, as I doubt not you will, you will live very comfortably, I dare say. — He...
Page 232 - You do flatter yourself, if you imagine that I can approve of your behaviour to my niece, Sir John. - And give me leave to tell you, Sir John, that you have been drawn into an action much beneath you, Sir John; and that I look upon every injury offered to Miss Betty Sterling as an affront to myself, Sir John (warmly).

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