Fortune By Land And Sea; A Tragi-comedy

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byThomas Heywood

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ACT III. Scene I.-- Old Harding's Garden. Enter Philip and Clown. Clown. Come, good fellow Phil! What, nothing but mourning and mowing? Thy melancholy makes our teams to vail their fore-tops, and all our jades are crest-fallen; and, (to see thee wail in woe) in the deep cart-ruts, up to the bellies, plunge in pain. My mistress Susan, she's in the same pitiful pickle too. Phil. Oh, if this hand could execute for her All that my cruel father hath impos'd, My toil would seem a pleasure; labour, ease. Clown. Ease? what's that? There's little to be found in our house. Now we have loosed the plough in the fields, they'll find work enough about home, to keep us from the scurvy. Your hat, Phil! see, here comes our mistress! Enter Mrs. Harding, with bread and a bottle. Mrs. H. The place is clear: none sees me; now's the time To bear my sorrowful charge bread, meat, and wine. These six days I have kept him undiscover'd. Neither my husband's nor my servants' eyes Have any way discover'd him. How now, Fellows? whither so fast this way? Clown. Nay, we do not use to go too fast, for falling: our business at this present time is about a little household service. Mrs. H. What business have you this way? Clown. We are going, as they say, to remove, or, according to the vulgar, to make clean, where Chanticleer, and Dame Partlet, the hen, have had some doings. Mrs. H. What dost thou mean by that? Phil. By my master's appointment, I must not say my father's: he hath commanded us first to make clean this henroost, and after, to remove the hay out of that hay-loft. Mrs. H. Oh, me! I fear the gentleman's betrayed. What shift shall I devise? Clown. By your leave, mistress: pray let's come by you. Mrs. H. Well! double diligence: your labor has saved: 'Tis done already: Go and t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ACT III. Scene I.-- Old Harding's Garden. Enter Philip and Clown. Clown. Come, good fellow Phil! What, nothing but mourning ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217213936

ISBN - 13:9780217213936

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