She Stoops to Conquer: Or, the Mistakes of a Night. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Doctor Goldsmith, Volume 1

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F. Newbery, 1773 - 106 pages
 

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IV
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Page 15 - ... till you came to four roads. Mar. Come to where four roads meet ! Tony. Ay ; but you must be sure to take only one of them. Mar. O, sir, you're facetious. Tony. Then keeping to the right, you are to go sideways till you come upon Crackskull Common: there you must look sharp for the track of the wheel, and go forward, till you come to Farmer Murrain's barn. Coming to the farmer's barn, you are to turn to the right, and then to the left, and then to the right about again, till you find out the...
Page 24 - HARD. (Taking the cup.) I hope you'll find it to your mind. I have prepared it with my own hands, and I believe you'll own the ingredients are tolerable.
Page 17 - You must not be so talkative, Diggory. You must be all attention to the guests. You must hear us talk, and not think of talking; you must see us drink, and not think of drinking; you must see us eat, and not think of eating. Diggory.
Page 9 - An odd character indeed. I shall never be able to manage him. What shall I do? Pshaw, think no more of him, but trust to occurrences for success.
Page 64 - He has scarcely been three hours in the house, and he has already encroached on all my prerogatives. You may like his impudence, and call it modesty. But my son-in-law, madam, must have very different qualifications. Miss Hard. Sir, I ask but this night to convince you.
Page 41 - And yet Mrs. Niece thinks herself as much a woman, and is as fond of jewels, as the oldest of us all.
Page 91 - As most professed admirers do : said some civil things of my face ; talked much of his want of merit, and the greatness of mine ; mentioned his heart ; gave a short tragedy speech ; and ended with pretended rapture.
Page 97 - I'ma Christian. From whence can she come ? or what does she mean ? Mrs Hard. (Kneeling.) Take compassion on us, good Mr Highwayman. Take our money, our watches, all we have, but spare our lives.
Page 23 - We approve your caution and hospitality, sir. ( To HASTINGS.) I have been thinking, George, of changing our travelling dresses in the morning.

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