The Dramatic Works Of The Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre (volume 2); With A New Account Of Her Life

Paperback | January 10, 2012

bySusanna Centlivre

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A C T I. Enter Mr. Sharper, and Equipage his Man. Equi. A S I was saying, Sir, I have advanced the L~ Expences of our Summer's Expedition from Epsom to Tunbridge, from Tunbridge to the Bath, and from thence to London here; where instead of Boardwages, I have liv'd upon Hopes that some of these Places wou'd furnish you with a Bubble, and me with Money; but I see no Appearance of it: Therefore pray let you and I discount. Sharp. Prithee, Equipage, have but Patience to see what this Winter produces. Equi. No, Sir; the Affront you put upon me at Timbridge I can't forget, when you had lost fifty Guineas to the Knight upon Honour, and pretended you had sent me Post to London to your Escrutore for the Money, and that I had robb'd you'and run away with your Keys; when you ordered me to keep out of the Way till he had left the Town. Sharp. Thou know'st I had no other Quibble to avoid paying the Debt, and quitting the Place with Honour: Come, don't reflect upon my Misfortune; we have seen better Summers. Equi. In troth, Sir, I thought Bath promis'dwell; I am sure 'twas very full of Company; and if you had not fallen in Love, you might have paid me out of the Subscription. Sharp. Sharp. How must I have liv'd like a Gentleman then, Sirrah? I shall break your Head. Equi. I have done upon that Subject, Sir ; I only desire my Discharge and Wages; that's all. Sharp. Do you know what you ask, Equipage? A Gamester and a Soldier are both Sons of Fortune; now to quit my Service, is directly to embroil yourself with Fortune. Equi. I have been embroiFd with her from the first Day I entered into your Service : but I thank my Stars I am above Fortune, and design to forsake the World. Sharp. Ha, ha ! forsake the World. Equi. Yes, Sir, I have lately made some Moral Reflections on the Unc...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A C T I. Enter Mr. Sharper, and Equipage his Man. Equi. A S I was saying, Sir, I have advanced the L~ Expences of our Summer's Expedi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217754341

ISBN - 13:9780217754347

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