Five New Plays; Viz. the Surprisal Comedies., the Committee Comedies. and the Indian-Queen Tragedies., the Vestal-Virgin Tragedies, the Duke of Lerma Tragedies. as They Were Acted by His Majesty's Servants at the Theatre-Royal
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis 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. 1700 Excerpt: ... his Red Coats, who perhaps are now marching under the Conduct Of rhat expert Captain in weighty matters; know the Articles Of our Treaty are only these: This Arbella will keep her Estate, and not marry Abel, but this Gentleman and I Anne, Daughter to Sir Basil Thorowgood, and not Ruth, As has been thought, have taken my own Estate, Together with this Gentleman, for better for worse: we were Modest, though Thieves, only plundred our own. Mrs. Day. Yes, Gentlewoman, you took something else, And that my Husband can prove; it may cost you your Necks If you do not submit. Ruth. Truth on't is, we did take something else...... Mrs. Day. Oh, did you so? Ruth. Pray give me leave to speak one word in private With my Father Da j? i Mrs. Day. Do so, do so; are you going to compound? Oh, 'tis Father Day now. Ruth. D'hear, Sir, how long is't since you have practis'd Phyfick? Takes him aside. Mr. Day. Phyfick, what d'ye mean? Ruth. I mean Phyfick; look ye here's a small prescription Of yours: d'ye know this hand-writing? Mr. Day. I am undone.. Ruth. Here's another upon the fame subject; this young one I Believe came into this wicked World for want of your preventing Dose, it will not be taken now neither it seems your Wenches Are willful: nay, 1 do not wonder to fee 'em have more Conscience than you have. Mr. Day. Peace, good Mrs. Ame, I am undone if you betray me;, . i Enter Abel, goes to his Father. Abel. The Souldiers arc come. Mr. Day. Go and send 'era away, Abel; here's no need, No need now. Mrs Day. Are the Souldiers come, Abel? Abel. Yes, but my Father biddeth me send 'em away. Mr. Day. No, not without your opinion, Duck-, but since. They have but their own, 1 think, Duck, if we were all Friends; Mrs. Day. O, are you at your ifs again; d'you think they Shall make a..