The Dramatic Works Of John Dryden (volume 7) by John DrydenThe Dramatic Works Of John Dryden (volume 7) by John Dryden

The Dramatic Works Of John Dryden (volume 7)

byJohn Dryden

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1882 Excerpt: ... Ant. O thou pretty little heart, art thou flown hither? I'll keep it warm, I warrant it, and brood upon it in the new nest--But now for my treasure trove, that's wrapt up in the handkerchief; no peeping here, though I long to be spelling her Arabic scrawls and pot-hooks. But I must carry off my prize as robbers do, and not think of sharing the booty before I am free from danger, and out of eye-shot from the other windows. If her wit be as poignant as her eyes, I am a double slave. Our northern beauties are mere dough to these; insipid white earth, mere tobacco-pipe clay, with no more soul and motion in them than a fly in winter. Here the warm planet ripens and sublimes The well-baked beauties of the southern climes. Our Cupid 's but a bungler in his trade; His keenest arrows are in Afric made. Exit. ACT III. SCENE I.--A Terrace Walk, or some other public place in the Castle of Aicazar. Enter Emperor Muley-moluch, and Benducar. Emp. Married! 11l not believe it; 'tis im-posture; Improbable they should presume to attempt, Impossible they should effect their wish. Bend. Have patience, till I clear it Emp. I have none: Go bid our moving plains of sand lie still, And stir not, when the stormy south blows high: From top to bottom thou hast tossed my soul, And now 'tis in the madness of the whirl, Requir'st a sudden stop? unsay thy lie; That may in time do somewhat Bend. I have done: For, since it pleases you it should be forged, 'Tis fit it should: far be it from your slave To raise disturbance in your sacred breast Emp. Sebastian is my slave as well as thou; Nor durst offend my love by that presumption. Bend. Most sure he ought not Emp. Then all means were wanting: No priest, no ceremonies of their sect; Or, grant we these defects could be supplied, How could our...
Title:The Dramatic Works Of John Dryden (volume 7)Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217626580

ISBN - 13:9780217626583