Wild Oats; Or, The Strolling Gentlemen;: A Comedy, in Five Acts; as Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806 - 88 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 40 - Excellent wretch ! Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee ! and when I love thee not Chaos is come again.
Pàgina 51 - Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once ; • And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy : How would you be, If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are ? O, think on that ; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
Pàgina 51 - tis too late. Lucio. You are too cold. [To Isabella. Isab. Too late? why, no; I, that do speak a word, May call it back again: Well believe this, No ceremony that to great ones 'longs, Not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword, The marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe, Become them with one half so good a grace, As mercy does.
Pàgina 39 - Fellows in arms, and my most loving friends, Bruised underneath the yoke of tyranny, Thus far into the bowels of the land Have we marched on without impediment ; And here receive we from our father Stanley Lines of fair comfort and encouragement.
Pàgina 13 - ... Harry. Ha ! ha ! ha ! I tell you 'tis. Rover. You paid ? Oh, very well. Every honest fellow should be a stock purse. Come, then, let's push on now. Ten miles to Winchester ; we shall be there by eleven. Harry. Our trunks are booked at the inn for the Winchester coach. Rover. " Ay, to foreign climates my old trunk I bear." But I prefer walking to the car of Thespis. Harry. Which is the way ? Rover. Here. Harry. Then I go there. [Pointing opposite. Rover. Eh ! Harry. My dear boy, on this spot,...
Pàgina 27 - I'll not join this company at Winchester. I will take a touch at a London theatre. The public there are candid and generous, and before my merit can have time to create enemies, I'll save money, and — " a fig for the Sultan and Sophy.
Pàgina 37 - Since the death of friend Dovehouse, who, (though one of the faithful) was an active magistrate, this part of the country is infested with covetous men, called robbers, and I have, in thy name, said unto the people, whoever apprehendeth one of these, I will reward him, yea with thirty pieces of gold. [A loud knocking without.] That beating of one brass against another at thy door, proclaimeth the approach of vanity, whose pride of heart swelleth at an empty sound.
Pàgina 6 - I'll never cease piping, till it calls up a drop to wet my whistle. [Exit. Sir Geo. Yes, (as John Dory remarks) I fear my trip through life will be attended with heavy squalls and foul weather. When my conduct to poor Amelia comes athwart my mind, it's a hurricane for that day, and turn in at night, the ballad of" Margaret and William,
Pàgina 10 - I'm sure, I don't know. As you desired, I paid for our breakfast. But the devil's in that fellow ; every inn we stop at, he will always hang behind, chattering to the bar-maid, or chambermaid. Harry. Or any, or no maid. But he's a worthy lad ; and I love him better, I think, than my own brother, had I one.
Pàgina 65 - England, and my brother ; who, wounded with remorse, for being the cause of my misfortunes, secluded himself from the joys of social life, and invited me to partake the comforts of solitude in that humble asylum, from whence we've both just now been driven. Lady Am. My pity can do thee no good, yet I pity thee ; but as resignation to what must be may restore peace, if my means can procure thee comfort, they are at thy pleasure. Come, let thy griefs subside ; instead of thy cottage, accept, thou and...

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