Three Original Plays

Paperback | May 7, 2012

byJohn Wynne

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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. 1853 Excerpt: ... Ferry! Then, heigho, the Ferry, Sing, sing, and be merry! in. Long the Sun has sought the west; Now night summons all to rest! Laugh! laugh! while laugh you may; Brighter climes the sun shall light, Heavenly morn disperse the night! Hope gilds the dying day! Heigho! sing heigho! Sing, sing, and be merry, For man's on the wrong shore, and Death 's but the Ferry! Then, heigho, the Ferry, Sing, sing, and be merry! The Scene changes while they are singing the last line. SCENE II. A Drawing Room at Madame Colombier's. (Enter Ceoile.) Cecile. I hope M. Bonaparte will come this eveniug, for, fond as my poor old eccentric uncle was of him, I long to put into practice the trick the Count and I have agreed to play him. The little upstart; the very idea of his impudence in imagining I would have anything to say to him, overpowers me! I, Cecile de Colombier, the Beauty of Nangis! the adored, the caressed of the first nobles in the province, to be pestered with the attentions of a Lieutenant of Artillery! Scarcely a Frenchman! Pah! I fancy myself following the route of the army, on a baggage waggon or a nine-pounder! Upon my word, M. Bonaparte, you well deserve the trick we are going to play you! Enter Madame Colombier, with a pet pug, and M. Bonaparte. Bonaparte. (aside. ) Here at least I shall be sure of respect. Cecile. (aside) Ha! he comes; an offer doubtless, sanctioned by maternal authority. MADAME. Cecile, my love, here is M. Bonaparte, who has gallantly deserted the orgies of Bacchus at that odious " Blue Bear," to attend upon BONAPARTE. To pay my most devoted respects to the most beautiful and charming of women. K CECILE. A truce to compliments, Sir; I fear you will find my company a poor exchange for the gaiety of your noble companions. BONAPARTE. O...

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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. 1853 Excerpt: ... Ferry! Then, heigho, the Ferry, Sing, sing, and be merry! in. Long the Sun has sought the west; Now night summons all to rest! ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217805116

ISBN - 13:9780217805117

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