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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays...
Vista completa - 1776
Achilles Ajax Artemona auld Bauldy beauty breast Broth brother Captain charms cheat Comus Countess of Eglinton Culverin dear Deid Deidamia Diom Diph Diphilus Ducat Elspa Enter ev'ry Exeunt Exit eyes fafe fair fame fear Filch fond frae gentlemen gi'e give Glaud Hacker happy hate hath hear heart heav'n honour hope husband hussy ibid Jenny keep kiss ladies Laguerre leave Lock look Lucy Luey Lycom Lycomedes Macheath Madam Madge mair marriage maun Mause Miss Polly Morano ne'er never night o'er passion Patie Peach Peachum Peggy Periphas pleasure Polly Pyrrha Roger shepherd shew sind sine sing sire sirst soon speak Spirit sure sweet Symon Syne tell Theas Theaspe thee there's thing thou Trap Trapes virtue weel wench wife woman women young
Página 132 - I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as soon To the corners of the moon. Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue ; she alone is free. She can teach ye how to climb Higher than the sphery chime; Or, if Virtue feeble were, Heaven itself would stoop to her.
Página 119 - Haste thee, Nymph, and bring with thee Jest, and youthful Jollity, Quips and cranks, and wanton wiles, Nods and becks, and wreathed smiles, Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek ; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Página 37 - How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear Charmer away!
Página 99 - The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heaven doth hold; And the gilded car of Day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream...
Página 6 - A lazy Dog! When I took him the time before, I told him what he would come to if he did not mend his Hand. This is Death without Reprieve. I may venture to Book him. [writes] For Tom Gagg, forty Pounds.
Página 101 - Such as the jocund flute, or gamesome pipe, Stirs up among the loose unletter'd hinds, When, for their teeming flocks, and granges full, In wanton dance they praise the bounteous Pan, And thank the gods amiss.
Página 26 - Before the Barn-door crowing. The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended. Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.
Página 13 - If you must be married, could you introduce nobody into our family but a highwayman? Why, thou foolish jade, thou wilt be as ill used, and as much neglected, as if thou hadst married a lord! PEACH: Let not your anger, my dear, break through the rules of decency...
Página 9 - Just entered in her teens, Fair as the day, and sweet as May, Fair as the day, and always gay. My Peggy is a young thing, And I'm not very auld, Yet well I like to meet her at The wauking of the fauld. My Peggy speaks sae sweetly, Whene'er we meet alane, I wish nae mair to lay my care, — I wish nae mair of a' that's rare. My Peggy speaks sae sweetly, To a' the lave I'm cauld; But she gars a' my spirits glow, At wauking of the fauld.
Página 59 - Through the whole piece you may observe such a similitude of manners in high and low life, that it is difficult to determine whether (in the fashionable vices) the fine gentlemen imitate the gentlemen of the road, or the gentlemen of the road the fine gentlemen.