The Dramatick Works Of John Dryden, Esq Volume 6; In Six Volumes

Paperback | May 21, 2012

byJohn Dryden

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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. 1762 Excerpt: ...Friend, or who that Gen'ral is. Without more certain Prooss betwixt you two, Is hard to be distinguish'd, by our Reason; Impossible by Sight. Amph. I know it; and have fatisfy'd myself; I am the true Amphitryon. Jup. See again, He shuns the certain Prooss; and dares not stand Impartial Judgment, and award of Right. But since Alcmee/a's Honour is concern'd, Whom, more than Heav'n, and all the World, I low; This I propose, as equal to us both. Trat.io and Polidas, be you AsMants, ' The Guards be ready to secure th' Impostor, When once so prov'd, for publick Punishment; And Giipus, be thou Umpire of the Cause. Amph. I am content; Let him proceed to Examination. Grip. Aside to M.rc. On whose Side wou'd you please that I shou'd give the Sentence? Merc. Aside to him.' P'ollow thy Conscience for once; but not to make a Custom of it Neither; nor to leave an. evil evil Precedent of Uprightness to future Judges.--Afitk. 'Tis a good thing to have a Magistrate under Correction; Your old fornicating Judge dares never give Sentence against him that knows his Haunts. Polid. Your Lordship knows 1 was Master of Amphitryon's Ship; and desire to know of him, what pass'd in. private betwixt us two at his Landing, when he was just ready to engage the Enemy? Grip, Let the true Amphitryon answer sirst Jup. and Amph. together. My Lord, I told him. Grip. Peace both of you:--Tis a plain Case they are both true; for they both speak together: but for moie certainty, let the false Amphitryon speak sirst. Merc. Now they are both silent Grip. Then 'tis as plain on t'other side, that they are both false AmphTtryons. Merc. Which Amphitryon shall speak sirst? Grip. Let the Cholerick Amphitryon speak: and let the Peaceable hold his Peace. Amph. to Polid. You may remember that I whisper'd you...

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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. 1762 Excerpt: ...Friend, or who that Gen'ral is. Without more certain Prooss betwixt you two, Is hard to be distinguish'd, by our Reason; Impossi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217581358

ISBN - 13:9780217581356

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